PLP leader urges gov’t to fully apply laws on Child Labor


DSCN0485[1]

The Chairman of the People’s Liberal Party has called upon the government to fully implement the Child Act on Child labor to protect children in the country from being exploited.

Peter Mayen says children are employed in places such as hotels, bars, construction companies instead of going to school, Eye Radio reported

He says this is against the law.

Mr. Mayen urged the state Government, the Authorities of Juba City Council and Civil Society Organizations to enforce the law specially the Child Act.

“….children have been employed in Matatus as conductors as well as in heavy construction work, this is against the International standard of human right especially on child rights, and therefore South Sudan is not exceptional.”

Mr. Mayen urged the Government to construct more schools to give chance for children to study to become future leaders.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s