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Sunday, 22 October 2017
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Child Labor in Estates is unlawful PDF Print E-mail
The government has activated a joint program steered by the Child Protection Authority and involving the Ministry Child development, the Ministry for nation Building and Ministry for Community Development has been activated to completely ban the use of child labour in the estates.

They will inform the superintendents and parents on the issue. If children between the ages of 14 and 16 are employed they will see if the required standards have been maintained according to the Chairman of the National Child Protection Authority Mr. Jagath Wellawaththa.

In addition to the estates the program will be activated in the Matara,  Kegalle and Chilaw Districts.

 
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