>> Khamis, 28 Mei 2009
Syukran to Allah..
We thought that we’re overworking and overload!
Jainalworks in silver cooking pot factory. He is 11 years old. He has beenworking in this factory for three years. His work starts at 9 a.m. andends at 6 p.m. For his work he gets 700 taka (10 USD) for a month. Hisparents are so poor that they can not afford to send him to school.According to the factory owner, the parents do not care for theirchildren; they send their kids to work for money and allegedly don’tfeel sorry for these small kids. Dhaka 2008
7-year-oldJasmine collects rubbish from a steaming rubbish heap on a cold wintermorning. She earns money to support her family by scavenging for itemson the Kajla rubbish dump. It is one of three landfill sites in a cityof 12 million people. Around 5,000 tons of garbage are dumped here eachday and more than 1,000 people work among the rubbish, sorting throughthe waste and collecting items to sell to retailers for recycling.
Eight-year-oldMunna works in a rickshaw factory. He earns about 500 taka (7 USD) amonth, working 10 hours a day. When the production often stops due tolack of electricity, he has time to play. Dhaka 2007
Childrenare compelled to work for long working hours with inadequate or no restperiod. Moreover, they are paid with minimum wages and enjoy no jobsecurity. Many people prefer to employ young boys to maximize servicesfor those minimum wages. Dhaka 2006.
Thirteen-year-oldIslam works in a silver cooking pot factory. He has been working at thefactory for the last two years, in hazardous conditions, where it iscommon practice for the factory owners to take on children as unpaidapprentices, only providing them with two meals a day.
Source ~ http://www.blalang.com