12 June: World day against Child Labour (Children are not for entertainment)
Entertainment sector also one of the hazard place where child are being used as a labor. Not only in entertainment sector but also in brick factory, vehicle, domestic works. they are also being trafficked for the labor in entertainment and hospitality sector, jari (embroidered fabrics) manufacturing and motorbike and bicycle repair in various areas in the country. Only in Kathmandu Valley, an estimated 11-13,000 girls and women are working in the “entertainment industry” (cabin restaurants, dance bars, dohari restaurants and massage parlours), of which many are exploited and are vulnerable to trafficking. Nearly one-half of all entertainment workers entered the industry before the age of 18.
Let’s stop Child labour from today from our home, from our work-place and from our community and we need to do it together. (Picture: SS Participated in the rally program on the occasion of world day against child labour)