World Day of Child Labor
Children are considered to be the most important class in society; their proper education has a great impact on society in the present and future, so they must be cared for and given all their rights, such as the right to education, health care, the right to play and entertainment, On their rights as child labor.
Millions of children work to help their families in ways that do not involve harm or exploitation. However, international studies and reports indicate that the phenomenon of child labor included about 152 million children, which included almost all sectors, but 7 out of every 10 children are employed in agriculture.
International and domestic child labor laws and regulations prohibit children from working more than six hours a day for children aged 15 years or older. Children under the age of 18 may not be employed in any way, and yet these laws are often not observed.
The International Day for the Elimination of Child Labor, which falls on June 12 this year with the title “Children should not be preoccupied with working in the fields, but fulfilling their dreams”, looks forward to achieving the seventh goal of the eighth goal of sustainable development of the United Nations, Effective abolition of forced labor and the end of contemporary slavery and human trafficking to ensure the prohibition and eradication of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use as soldiers, and the end of all forms of child labor by 2025
Within this framework, FUAD has carried out several projects during the first half of 2019 in order to contribute to reducing this phenomenon, including the project of providing and enhancing income opportunities for displaced and affected families, as well as awareness lectures for parents .