15.06.2006 Press Release

Day Against Child Labour Launched

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Day Against Child Labour Launched
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ALHAJI Saddique Boniface (right), Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment, and his deputy, Mrs Frema Osei-Opare, examining photographs at an exhibition on child abuse, held as part of a programme to commemorate this year's World Day Against Child Labour in Accra yesterday.

The day was also used to launch the International Labour Orgnaization (ILO) Report for the year.

The event was organized by the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment, in conjunction with the ILO and the International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour.

It has the theme: “The end of child labour within reach.”

The celebration aims at recognizing the country's preparedness to eliminate child labour, as well as to promote child rights issues.

Picture: Maxwell K. Bilson.

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