Tehsil Legal Services Committee Ganderbal under the aegis of J&K Legal Services Authority Celebrated ‘Elimination Of Child Labour Week’ in honour of World Day against Child Labour, at Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School Ganderbal on 23rd of June 2022. The Programme was held under the guidance of Mrs. Tabasum Secretary District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal and under the chairmanship of Mr. Waseem Mirza, Chairman Tehsil legal Services Committee Ganderbal.
The week long programme was conducted in different schools of District Ganderbal in which Teachers and Students participated. During week long campaign Various programmes and activities were conducted by District Legal services authority Ganderbal in different schools to raise awareness regarding ill consequences of child labour. The conclusion programme was held today at Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School Ganderbal. Today’s event marks end of week long programme regarding Elimination Of Child Labour.
Principal Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School Ganderbal, Staff Members, PLVs and Students of the institution attended the Programme.
Speaking on the occasion Advocate Mr. Sheikh Imran highlighted theme of this year “Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour” and said that the theme of the day focuses on increased investment in social protection schemes and systems to develop solid social protection mechanisms for protection from child labour. He added the aim of observing programmes regarding child labour is to spread awareness about child labour and to take necessary measures to eradicate child labour from society. He further added that the eradication of child labour requires a systemic approach and effective policies to strengthen social protection systems, education, and decent work opportunities for parents and caregivers to address the conditions that drive child labour. He stated that the Government social protection systems are essential to fight poverty and vulnerability, and eradicate and prevent child labour and Social protection is both a human right and a potent policy tool to prevent families from resorting to child labour in times of crisis. He further added that every child has the right to health, education and protection, and every society has a stake in expanding children’s opportunities in life.
Students namely Minza, Towqeer ul Nissa, Sabiya, Mehvish & Muskaan enthusiastically participated & delivered their speech on “Elimination of child labour” in the said programme.
The event successfully ended with the vote of thanks presented by Principal of the institution.