child labour

Essay / Feeding desperation

Dickens, a literary luminary of his era, exposes the vicious cycle where hunger and desperation divide society, laying bare the inequities perpetuated by an exploitative system.

Lost childhood, wasted potential: We must put an end to child labour

The issue of child labour in Bangladesh is complex and deeply entrenched, but it is not insurmountable.

Child labour rises by 4.5pc in a decade

The National Child Labour Survey 2022 finds

Kicking a football is no crime

Why are children still subjected to random violence and abuse?

World Day Against Child Labour / Shedding light on child labour in educational institutions

It is disheartening to find underprivileged children working menial jobs on university campuses across the country.

Childhood trapped in ‘leguna’

“This is Mohammadpur, get off,” a child yelled out to the passengers of a leguna, otherwise known as human hauliers, which had reached the area as early as 7:00am.

What has the govt done to give childhood back to child workers?

We cannot eradicate child labour from Bangladesh if we cannot provide these children and their families with the necessary social and financial support.

Should child age limit be lowered to try juvenile crimes?

The answer isn’t easy, but it’s vital that we consider all options

EU parliamentarians praise Bangladesh’s commitment to tackle child labour, workplace safety

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have warmly praised Bangladesh’s determination to meet its commitment to International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards.

September 11, 2023
September 11, 2023

Feeding desperation

Dickens, a literary luminary of his era, exposes the vicious cycle where hunger and desperation divide society, laying bare the inequities perpetuated by an exploitative system.

August 6, 2023
August 6, 2023

Lost childhood, wasted potential: We must put an end to child labour

The issue of child labour in Bangladesh is complex and deeply entrenched, but it is not insurmountable.

July 19, 2023
July 19, 2023

Child labour rises by 4.5pc in a decade

The National Child Labour Survey 2022 finds

July 12, 2023
July 12, 2023

Kicking a football is no crime

Why are children still subjected to random violence and abuse?

June 12, 2023
June 12, 2023

Shedding light on child labour in educational institutions

It is disheartening to find underprivileged children working menial jobs on university campuses across the country.

May 6, 2023
May 6, 2023

Childhood trapped in ‘leguna’

“This is Mohammadpur, get off,” a child yelled out to the passengers of a leguna, otherwise known as human hauliers, which had reached the area as early as 7:00am.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

What has the govt done to give childhood back to child workers?

We cannot eradicate child labour from Bangladesh if we cannot provide these children and their families with the necessary social and financial support.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Should child age limit be lowered to try juvenile crimes?

The answer isn’t easy, but it’s vital that we consider all options

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

EU parliamentarians praise Bangladesh’s commitment to tackle child labour, workplace safety

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have warmly praised Bangladesh’s determination to meet its commitment to International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards.

May 30, 2019
May 30, 2019

Millions at risk of child labour in manufacturing hubs: Study

Child labour is an "extreme risk" in one in 10 countries globally, an index has found, urging businesses to be more vigilant about abuses in their global supply chains.