ILO orders Malawi to formulate law against child labour.
International Labor Organixation ILO has emphasised that Malawi government and its stakeholders must finalize policies and laws that will help in elimination of child labor in the country.
Representative of ILO Alessio Musindo has said this in Lilongwe during the commemoration of 2016 world day against child labor.
“child labour is deteriorating lives of children who are the future of the country,” stressed Musindo.
In response to the request Minister of labor Henry Mussah said the employment and child labor policy as well as the tenancy labor system are at the cabinet level waiting to be taken to the president for approval.
In his speech President Professor Arthur Peter Muthalika asked Malawians to embrace the spirit of caring for every child as their own to eliminate child labour.
“I urge all supply chains to consider ending child labor because future of the country depends on how children are groomed today,” said Mutharika.
The 2016 world day against child labour has been commemorated under the Theme: Child Labour and supply chains.