55 child workers killed on the job in 2013

26 Nov 2013

‘Bianet’ reports that Istanbul Worker Health and Work Security Assembly released a statement dedicated to Universal Children’s Day, revealing latest facts about child labor in Turkey. According to a statement released by Worker Health and Work Security Assembly, at least 55 child workers were killed from work-related injuries in 2013. Addressing an official inquiry last week, Labor and Social Security Minister Faruk Çelik revealed that at least 5,960 child workers were detected across Turkey in 2012.


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