Wednesday, January 26

Tag: Child Labour

Bungoma stakeholders urged to champion fight against Child Labour
KENYA TODAY, PARENTING

Bungoma stakeholders urged to champion fight against Child Labour

By: Dishon Amanya Child Labour is a major problem affecting the Nation; it is with this regard that the County Commissioner Mr. Samuel Kimiti urged the stakeholders to be at the upper hand in curbing cases of Child Labour.  Samuel Kimiti, graced the Four-Day training that engaged members from the National Government, Civil servants and the media. The CC highlighted that it is not right when we don't look at the welfare of our children; a child is a precious being that needs to be healthy to have a successful society in the Nation.  "It is sad seeing children hawking in the streets selling goods, we have laws that govern children's rights and everyone needs to abide by the laws." Kimiti said.  However, the commissioner cited that the street children are not ...
Stakeholders in Bungoma join fight against Child labour
KENYA TODAY

Stakeholders in Bungoma join fight against Child labour

Cases of  forced child labour have been on the rise in Bungoma County, Children have been used to perform heavy duties instead of being in school. Stakeholders from Bungoma County held a 4-day Training  that was sponsored by the Ministry of Labour in partnership with the International Labour organization (ILO).The training was officially opened by the Asst. County Commissioner Mrs. Christine Chacha who pointed out that everyone one have a role to play in ensuring we eradicate  cases of child labour in the Country. Through the training the stakeholders were taken through different forms of child labour that the community needs to fight to enhance a free child labour and human trafficking society. Cases of children engaging in hawking in the streets, Sand harvesting ...