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Drive against child labour in Morang brick plants
Around 600,000 children work in 1,294 brick plants across the country
Apr 14, 2018-A campaign has started in Morang to create awareness against child labour in brick factories.
The drive follows a study carried out in 23 brick factories in 14 districts, carried out by Global Fairness Incentive Nepal and Greater Brick Nepal, where child labour were found to be rampant.
Dilli Ram Giri, president of Greater Brick Nepal, called for formulating laws to control child labour at brick factories. Around 600,000 children are working in 1,294 brick factories across the country, according to a study.
Brick worth more than Rs 500 million is produced every year, and there is a plan to increase the production to around Rs 5 billion by 2020.
Published: 14-04-2018 06:40