Government of Punjab and International Labour Organization expand partnership to combat child and bonded labour
Islamabad, August 11, 2014 (PPI-OT): According to the Government of Pakistan, 8,000 child and bonded labourers have been rehabilitated. Further to this, the ILO Country Office for Pakistan and the Government of Punjab is expanding its partnership to implement a seven year long “Integrated Project for Elimination of Child Labour and Bonded Labour (2014-2020)” in 36 Districts of Punjab Province.
This integrated project is fully funded by Government of Punjab and takes into account the results and lessons learnt during ILO’s 20 year collaboration with the Government on various Child Labour and Bonded Labour interventions in Pakistan.
For more information, contact:
Ms Hiba Siddiqui
Media Focal Person
International Labour Organization (ILO)
ILO Building, Sector G-5/2, Near State Bank of Pakistan
Islamabad 44000 Pakistan
Email: ISLAMABAD@ilo.org, email@example.com