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26 Nov 2014
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports on data from the Istanbul Council for Workers’ Health and Work Safety (OHS) that 42 child workers who died in work accidents during the first nine months of 2014. In addition to this there were at...
22 Sep 2014
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports about child farm labourers who have left school back in April and are still on the farms picking produce for meager wages in very difficult conditions. According to Turkish law, when it comes to farm work...
09 Jul 2014
‘Hurriyet News’ reports that over 3,000 people, including children are employed in the Sirnak mines in extremely dangerous conditions. While the exact number of child workers is still unknown, there are reports that children as young as...
06 Feb 2012
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports that EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Füle has said there has been no significant progress in the fight against child labor in Turkey. European firms will be...
22 Jun 2011
‘Bianet’ reports that during a panel discussion organised on the International Day against Child Labour, Assoc. Prof. Ferdi Tan?r emphasized that that children who are working under unhealthy conditions today cannot develop into healthy...

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