Design for Change Contest 2010<br />Presentation by: <br />Beaconhouse School System, Johar Town Campus, Boys Branch, Laho...
EDUCATION FOR ALL <br />Tackling the problem of Child Labour in Lahore, Pakistan <br />
Child Labour is a problem that is prevalent in both rural and urban areas of Pakistan.<br />
Children are forced to work at meager wages and are deprived of the joys of childhood<br />
We, the students of Beaconhouse condemn Child Labour!<br />
We tackled the problem in a two fold<br />manner:<br />By interacting with the parents of child labourers and convincing t...
To implement our plan we met numerous children and adults from Johar Town and a nearby village. <br />
We managed to convince 25 people that Child Labour is a CRIME and education is a basic right of every child! <br />
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Children from Beaconhouse Johar Town Campus in Lahore decided to take up the cause of advocating education for child labourers. They went out in the community to speak to 25 child labourers and their parents, providing them with books as well as information about local schools that provided free education.

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BSS Johar Town Lahore

  1. 1. Design for Change Contest 2010<br />Presentation by: <br />Beaconhouse School System, Johar Town Campus, Boys Branch, Lahore <br />
  2. 2. EDUCATION FOR ALL <br />Tackling the problem of Child Labour in Lahore, Pakistan <br />
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  4. 4. Child Labour is a problem that is prevalent in both rural and urban areas of Pakistan.<br />
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  7. 7. Children are forced to work at meager wages and are deprived of the joys of childhood<br />
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  10. 10. We, the students of Beaconhouse condemn Child Labour!<br />
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  12. 12. We tackled the problem in a two fold<br />manner:<br />By interacting with the parents of child labourers and convincing them not toforce their children into labour.<br />By distributing age appropriate books to the children and telling them to get enrolled in government schools which offer free education. <br />
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  14. 14. To implement our plan we met numerous children and adults from Johar Town and a nearby village. <br />
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  21. 21. We managed to convince 25 people that Child Labour is a CRIME and education is a basic right of every child! <br />

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