HRC Making Efforts To Provide Basic Education, Health Facilities To Thar Children
Children employed in carpet weaving in Thar were denied education and deprived of normal healthy childhood with danger of developing physical abnormality said Nasreen Azhar former chairperson of NCSW
She said that HRCP team visited in Thar village Katlohi Kalan and found out about thirty looms and nearly one hundred of whom were child workers.
The continuing persistence of child labour poses a threat to national economies and has severe negative short and long term consequences for the fulfillment of children's rights guaranteed by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) including denial of education and frequent exposure to violence.
She further added that the problem of child labour in the carpet weaving industry has to be viewed in the overall socio-economic milieu and economic pressures, injustice, exploitation unemployment main reasons could only be resolve through education, she further added.