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Stop the child labor in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a small and beautiful country. She is over populated country also. Most of the people are Muslims here; some people are Hindus, some are Buddhists and some are christens. Different religions’ people live in our country. Most of the people are poor in our country. Most of them live in villages. Some people live in towns.
A young laborer making metal components at a factory. Dhaka.Bangladesh

A young laborer making metal components at a factory. Dhaka.Bangladesh

In the morning when we go out from my home, we can see many men and women are to attend their Work. You know that most of the people are garments worker here. Every morning they are to attend their work and return home at night. The whole day they work very hard. They always maintain their work timely. Most of the garment workers are child labors.

Children at a brick factory in Fatullah. For each 1,000 bricks they carry, they earn the equivalent of 0.9 USD.

Child Labor deprives children from childhood and their dignity, which hampers their access to education and acquisition of skills .Although child labor is illegal in Bangladesh, for years the powerful garment industry employed between 50,000 and 75,000 children under 14, mainly girls. Bangladesh is one of the world’s leading garment exporters, but the situation captured little international attention until 1992, when the US introduced legislation to ban the importation of goods made using child labor.

Children at a brick factory in Fatullah. For each 1,000 bricks they carry, they earn the equivalent of 0.9 USD.

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