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    • EU AND CHILD LABOUR IN TURKEY
      • GÜLHAN AKINCI
      • NAZAN DİYAROĞLU
      • ZEYNEP ECER
      • BENGİ ERTEM
      • CEM KARATAY
    • WHO IS CHILD WORKER?
      • According to Turkish Civil Law;
      • Everyone under age 18 is called child
      • W ho are between 15 - 24 considered as young workers
      • 15 is the limit for defining child workers
    • ACCORDING TO CURRENT EU LAW
      • C hildren who are 14 and below , and has completed primary education defined as child workers
      • W ho are between 15 - 18 defined as young workers
      • It is banned to employ children under age 15!!!!
    • EMPLOYERS PREFER CH I LD WORKERS
      • C hild labour is cheap
      • C hildren are compatible for some jobs
      • They can’t seek for their rights
      • They don’t look for more money and insurance.
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    • WORST FORMS OF CH I LD LABOUR I N TURKEY
      • Employing children
      • I n the street
      • A gricultural fields as seasonal workers
      • S hoe polishing
      • C ar repa i ring
      • F urniture and leather clothing industries
    • CHILD WORKERS ARE IN DANGER
      • Addiction
      • Malnourishment
      • Harassment
      • Between 1998-2000; 16804 had occupation al accidents and illnesses, 37 of them died
    • EU AND PROJECTS ABOUT CHILD LABOUR
      • IPEC (International Programmed on the Elimination of Child Labour)
      • Since 1992, Turkish government dwelling upon two projects with ILO (International Labour Organization)
      • 101 action programmes were implemented
      • Reached 50.000 child workers
      • %60 of them withdrawn from work and placed in schools
      • 250.000 families have received counselling assistance
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    • ERAD I CAT I ON OF THE WORST FORMS OF CH I LD LABOUR PROJECT
      • To eradict the worst forms of child labour till 2015
      • To reduce child labour till 2007
      • To prevent children work in dangerous areas who are under risk
    • OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING CENTERS
      • 346 centers
      • Children have apprenticeship training for 3 years
      • A fter training, they have their certificates
      • Only 123.000 children over 2 million 400 thousand can go to these centers
    • THE 8TH FIVE YEAR DEVELOPMENT PLAN
      • To implement convention on the rights of the children
      • To eliminate caus es forcing children to work
      • To e liminate the constraints that prevent children from attending school
    • THE 8TH FIVE YEAR DEVELOPMENT PLAN
      • To e nhance the capacity of institutions that provide services to children
    • CURRENT NEWS
      • http://zaman.com.tr/?bl=haberler&trh=20050615&hn=183327
      • http://www.radikal.com.tr/haber. php ? haberno =206558
      • http://www.radikal.com.tr/haber.php?haberno=206753
      • http://www.sabah.com.tr/2006/01/22/eko126.html
    • REFERENCES
      • www.ilo.org
      • www.cnnturk.com
      • www. europa . eu
      • www.tesk.org.tr
      • www. belgenet .com
      • European Union Documentation Center
      • Fişek Enstitüsü Çalışan Çocuklar Bilim ve Eylem Merkezi Vakfı