While trillions of dollars are being spent on exploring remote galaxies, Planet Earth is still home to harsh realities that could be easily — and much less expensively—resolved. One of them is that worldwide 152 million children are currently victims of child labor.
A group of Iranian mountaineers climbed to the summit of the 6,189-meter high Island Peak Mountain, in Sagarmatha National Park of the Himalayas in eastern Nepal, with the slogan of 'No to Child Labor' to support working children.
Israeli Deputy Minister Ayyub Kara says 1,500 Jordanian laborers are to work in the southernmost port city of Eilat in the occupied Palestinian territories under an agreement between Israel and Jordan earlier this month.
Terming child labor in India as a “serious” problem, the country’s newest Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi has said the delay in enacting and enforcing a ban on all its forms is akin to “destroying childhood” as our “children cannot remain trapped in workplaces."