Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Baal Mazdoor ki Awaz

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Bal Mazdoor Ki Awaz

Friday, March 21, 2008

Child workers demand practical solutions to their woes

Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Staff Reporter

New Delhi: Members of the Bal Mazdoor Union, an organization formed and run by child labourers themselves, staged a demonstration at Jantar Mantar here on Thursday demanding that the Ministry of Women and Child Development come up with practical programmers for alleviating their problems.
They also appealed to the Government to curb corruption among those non-government organizations which have allegedly amassed money in the name of working for the problems of child labourers.
During the demonstration which was supported by research scholars and students of Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University, the child laboures pointed out that they were highly vulnerable to exploitation of all kinds on the streets of the Capital.
Memorandum submitted
In a memorandum given to the Minister of Women and Child Development, the child labourers pointed out that their employers, anti-social elements, policemen and even passers-by subject them to economic and sexual exploitation.
The memorandum also specifically named a particular NGO which gad allegedly amassed huge amount of wealth but not done anything for child labourers.
In a memorandum they demanded that the government should design and initiatives through practical initiatives through its own channels; it should put curbs on NGOs which only make money in the name of working to alleviate child labour; the child labourers’ voice should be taken care of when programmers for them are envisaged; the Government should control foreign aid being garnered in the name of child development by the NGOs and that transparency should be ensured in their functioning.