World Day against Child Labour observed in country

DHAKA, The World Day against Child Labour2019 was

observed in the country as elsewhere in the world today with the theme

Children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams.

Marking the day, a colorful procession led by Deputy Commissioner (DC)

Abdul Awal was brought out in Jashore town which ended at the DC office

premises after parading different streets.

A discussion organised by district administration was also held at

collectorate conference room this morning. Additional Deputy Commissioner

Hossain Showkot chaired the meeting.

In Jhenaidah, a procession organised by Manusher Jonno Foundation was

brought out in the district town. Later, the procession turned into a human

chain at Post Office intersection. Children, their guardians and NGO workers

took part in the human chain.

The speakers at the human chain urged the government should take all out

efforts to eliminate child labour from the country.

Besides, a workshop on Preventing violence against children was held at

Barguna press club auditorium this morning.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Anisur Rahman addressed the programme as the

chief guest with Station Manager of Lokobeter Md Monir Hossain Kamal in the


Station Manager of Radio Padma Shahana Parveen delivered welcome speech at

the workshop.

Journalist Chittaranjon Shil, Education Officers Shahadat Hossain and SM

Mizanur Rahman were present as special guests.

Centre for Communication and Development (CCD) and Lokobeter 99.2 jointly

organised the workshop.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)