Worst Form Of Child Labor
He worst form of child labor (WFCL) or hazardous work is a common situation in Bangladesh and the employers find no punishment for engaging the children in these types of works. Hazardous works includes all the works are done by children which are hazardous either by the nature of the work itself, such as work with aggressive chemicals or sharp tools.
Work in restricted conditions or under poor lighting, or work at night. The unconditional WFCL includes the most abusive and damaging, such as trafficking, forced or bonded labor, child soldiers, use of children in prostitution or Pornography etc.
The National Child Labor Survey estimated that about 1.3 million children were engaged in hazardous works. The worst forms of child labor in Bangladesh include child domestic work, commercial sexual exploitation, waste picking, employment in construction, bidi (cheap rate cigarettes) and match factories, hotels, restaurants, brickyards, and workshops for welding, automobile repair, lathe operations, the repair of electrical appliances, tannery, battery shops, helpers in buses and tempos, porter and rickshaw pulling.