According to UNICEF there are over 60 million children in Bangladesh as half of them continue to live below the international poverty line.
Increasing Child Labour is a core problem in Bangladesh. According to the Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking (OCFT) as of 2011 child labor was common in Bangladesh with 10 % of children between age 5 and 14 in the work force and another 6.8% between age 7 and 14 who while going to school also work. About 445,000 street based child workers are engaged in different kind of jobs in Bangladesh. Continue Reading →