Turkey - Child labour should be tackled - February 29, 2016

According to the latest figures, half a million children are working in different sectors, despite the fact that child labour is banned under Turkish law. Sweatshops in Istanbul's textile manufacturing hub are notoriously known for this abuse. A trade union leader demanded the government to tackle child labour. Companies involved should be revealed, but the whole sector should not be defamed.

English: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe …      

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