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15 August 2001

Air and water pollution becoming great threat to citizens of Multan [Pakistan]

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...

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11 July 2001

Workshop on child labour in carpet industry [Pakistan]

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.

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21 June 2001

Poverty linked to environmental issue [Pakistan]

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...

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20 June 2001

World's First Guidelines Set for Safe Disposal of Obsolete Ships

Author: Environment News Service

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19 June 2001

Asia's environmental abuse has to end - ADB

Author: Reuters

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.

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31 May 2001

One Year Countdown Starts Towards The First Child Labour Free World Cup

Author: Global March Against Child Labour

[child labour in football stitching - Pakistan, India, China]

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17 May 2001

Labour organisations condemn forced labour in South Asia

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

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26 April 2001

CHILD LABOR: Ball-Stitching Ban Ineffective in Pakistan

Author: UN Wire

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25 April 2001

Football ban sends child workers into worse jobs [Pakistan]

Author: Rory McCarthy, Guardian [UK]

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Article
1 April 2001

Occupational Health and Safety in Pakistan

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...

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