(PNFTU) Rally on the World Day Against Child Labour on 12th June,2018
While addressing the (PNFTU) Rally from office to Press Club on the World Day Against Child Labour Malik Ali Umar Awan President Pakistan National Federation of Trade Unions (PNFTU) strongly condemns the Forced Child Labour and exploitation of the Children as cheap Labor force in Pakistan as well as all over the world. He said that as WFTU opposed and timelessly struggles against the capitalist exploitation and particularly the inhumane and bloody Child Labour (PNFTU) fully supported He said that Exploitation of Children is intensifying even more, always with a view to maximizing the profits of multinationals. Child workers are mainly employed in the sectors of Garments, Agriculture, Carpets He said that the Children’s are the future of any Nation and as Trade Union Representatives it is our duty to protect their basic Rights and no exploitation He said that is a fact and Child Labour is stolen Children fundamental Rights of Children’s. This happens because capital needs to take advantage of cheap labor due to the endless thirst for profits. Furthermore, monopolies from use children from the “Third world” as cheap labor while immigrant children often suffer double exploitation, even in regions that were boasting about having eliminated this phenomenon, such as Europe. He said that The same is true of the carpet industry. But in the longer run, this is not A Child employed is a life destroyed’ and We need to ensure that the lives of so many Children in our country are not destroyed.
(Malik Ali Umar Awan)
Pakistan National Federation of Trade Unions (PNFTU)
World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU)