Child Right and Protection

Brick fried Children

Child labor has become a sheer reality and is one of the major socio-economic problems in the country .Due to some social reasons and economic realities child labor is widely accepted and very common in Brick Fields areas. Many families rely on the income generated by their children for survival, so child labor is often highly valued. Most of brick fried owners’ often prefer to employ children because children are cheaper and considered to be more compliant and obedient than adults.

The working environment is hazardous. . It is common for all children in brick field to suffer from illness frequently with cold fever, skin diseases, physical pain, and eye-sight-related problems Moreover , They are working in the unsanitary environment, unsafe working environment (such as heat, burning ashes, flying ashes, and pieces of broken bricks everywhere, prolonged working hours, heavy work, and dangerous jobs).

Many working children, especially girls, are also subjected to sexual abuse and harassment.