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Author: Hoover's Online
Air pollution and water pollution have become a great threat to the existence of the residents of Multan, spreading critical diseases due to continuous flow and discharge of gases from industrial fertiliser plants and liquid waste from municipal and...
Author: Dawn [Karachi]
The two-day workshop organized by the ILO-IPEC Project on Combating Child Labour in the Carpet Industry in Pakistan on self-evaluation/stakeholders began here on Tuesday.
Author: Dawn [Karachi, Pakistan]
Pakistan is undergoing $2bn annual loss due to environmental degradation, said federal minister for environment, local government and rural development, Omar Asghar Khan, while quoting a World Bank report...."Poverty is closely linked with...
Author: Environment News Service
Environmental degradation in Asia and the Pacific is pervasive, accelerating and unabated and policy-makers have to respond to the problem now, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said yesterday.
Author: Global March Against Child Labour
[child labour in football stitching - Pakistan, India, China]
Author: press release by GEFONT [a trade union centre in Nepal], in Labour File
In a major development trade unions and labour support organisations from Nepal, Pakistan and India have joined hands to eradicate of all forms of bonded labour and forced labour in the countries of South Asia
Author: UN Wire
Author: Rory McCarthy, Guardian [UK]
Author: Tariq Awan, Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research, in Asian Labour Update
No data about occupational health and safety (OHS) are available in Pakistan because the majority of accidents are not reported to the Labour Department. Diseases and accidents in the work place are an appalling tragedy. The incidence of occupational...