SOUTH ASIAN ALLIANCE OF GRASSROOTS NGO’S for child’s right
July 11, 2013 : Nepal organised a Workshop on:”The Situation of Child Labor at Hotel/Restaurants and the Role of the Stakeholders for its abolition”

Workshop on:  The Situation of Child Labor at Hotel/Restaurants and the Role of the Stakeholders for its abolition” 

CWSN organised a Workshop on “The Situation of Child Labor at Hotel/Restaurants and the Role of the Stakeholders for its abolition” as a part of  the Children’s Right to Family Campaign. The workshop was organized by our three alliance partners, Forum of Human Rights and Environment (FOHREn), Seto Gurans and Bal Samaj Nepal on 10th July 2013 at Biratnagar.  A total of 50 participants includng children from different sectors like governmental offices (National Human Rights Commission, District Children Welfare Board, District Education Office, Women and Children Cell of Police, School, Colleges, Biratnagar Sub-Municipality), non-governmental offices (CWIN, Plan Nepal , UNICEF, Women Awareness Center, World Vision, Child Society Nepal), professional organizations and Trade union ( Hotel Association), different child clubs, child network, rescued children with their parents, civil society and media took part in the workshop

The workshop saw paper presentations  regarding the situation of child labor in Biratnagar and the role of the stakeholders for its abolition.  It was highlighted during he workshop  that most of the children are engaged in domestic work where 47% of children are not able to get money their dues for work.  Group work within three groups:  a) the governmental official, Political Parties, Local self government, b) Professional Organizations, Trade Union, School, Child Club c) NGOs/INGOs,  Civil Society, Parents, Media  were also carried out to understand stakeholders’ role for child rights protection.