Child is a word that is used for a young human being below the age of puberty. It is an adolescence age in which every child dreams of a good life. There are millions of deprived children in our country who have never been able to enjoy a normal. Care free childhood. Child labor has always been an international concern because it damages. Spoils and destroys the future of children. The problem of child labor is a serious matter not only in Pakistan but also in other developing countries it is a great social problem because children are the hope and future of a nation.
No doubt the government of Pakistan is taking steps to stop child labor but this change can only be witnessed at superficial level not in reality. Even today in every city. Chilean are working as domestic or industrial laborers. It only helps them to survive. If these situations of child labor continue. What would be the future of Pakistan?
Only the government is not responsible for the pathetic condition of poor children. The citizens who appoint them. Are equally responsible for their pitiable state. In order to eradicate this hideous evil from our society, everyone has to take initiative. Citizens have to come forward and take measures to put an end to this evil. Only then Pakistan can prosper as a better nation. Many organization, are set such for cause.
Child labor is a serious crime all over the world. The UNICEF defines child labor some type of work performed by children below the age of 18. The number of child laborers in our country is about 12 million. According to statistics released by the Federal Bureau of Statistics last year, out of 40 million children, 3.8 million children, who fall in the age group of 5 to 14 years, arc working in our country. Fifty percent of these economically active children are in the age group of 5 to 9 years. Even out of these 3.8 million children, 2.7 million are claimed to be working in the agricultural sector.
The law says that primary education is compulsory for everyone. but we are aware of this fact that actions speak louder than words. Pakistani government should provide free education to the poor and also develop good infrastructure in schools so that an environment of equality may prevail In Pakistan and deprived children may have access to quality education without the fear of paying dues. In order to stop people from sending their children into forced labor, government should facilitate the low class with better means to earn.
Government should take notice of child labor as well as take strict action against those who are responsible for hiring young children so that the future of Pakistan becomes sole.
Solution of Child labor issue in Pakistan
There are some suggested solutions to this problem of child labor which are as followers.
- First and foremost, the child labor laws need to be strictly enforced by the government
- Another solution is to establish more unions to prevent child labor. With more unions, more people will be encouraged to help against child labor and they will be aware of what is really happening inside the Work force.
- The general public needs to be aware of the severe consequences of child
- An increase in employment opportunity for adults would help in overcoming the problem of poverty and child labor.
- The owners of factories should take the pledge of not engaging children in their factories.
- Government should ensure that every child gets the opportunity to go to school because it would help to prevent child labor. By providing means of education to these children .government should ensure that no child is left out to avail this opportunity. These measures will take time, money, and the cooperation of the community to build these schools and enroll these children.
Children are the future of any nation and we must provide the opportunity to fulfill their dreams so that they can spread their wings and can fly away in open sky. Only youth can take Pakistan into the category of developed nations, We define unethical business as a phenomenon when any organization or company or firm is involved in bribes, environmental pollution or causes any damages to internal or external stakeholders.
We describe ‘bribes’ as offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of any item of value to influence the actions of person to discharge him of public or legal duty. In other words, we can say it is to give losses to others for the sake of our benefits.
Benefits. For example international level pharmaceutical companies can do anything to increase their sales and have interest in the collection of money instead of facilitating humanity. In every work place. Environmental sustainability is necessary.
Environmental sustainability requires healthy surroundings in which an organization operates including air. Water. Land. Natural resources. Flora. Fauna, employees and their interrelations. It is need of the time to stop doing business with those companies or manufacturers who are involved in disturbing environment and increase environmental pollution.
Good ethics is good business; bad ethics can spoil even the best strategic Plans. Strategists such as CEO and business owners are the ones primarily possible for ensuring high ethical principles to be practiced in an organization. Espoused values contribute to the development of moral standards of the organization for how it conducts business now and in the future. The formation. Implementation and evaluation of all strategies have Ethical results.
All managers’ risk giving too much because of what their companies demand from them. But the same superiors. Who keep pressing you to do more? Or do it better. Or faster or less expensive will turn on you to cross the fuzzy lines tween right and wrong. The smartest managers already know that the best Answer to the question “How far is too far?” is not to find out.
A man or woman might know too little. Perform poorly. Have lack of judgment and ability. And yet not to do too much damage as a manager. But if that person lacks character and integrity-no matter how knowledgeable, how brilliant, how successful he is. He destroys his company. Betrays his people and damages his reputation. He hammered the most valuable resource of the business organization that is spirit and performance.
Spirit of an organization is created from the top. It an organization is great in Spirit: it is because the spirit of the people who are sitting at top is great. If it decline. It does so because the top management lost their confidence in ethics. As the proverb has it. “Tree dies from the top”. No one should ever become a strategist unless he or she is willing to have his or her character Serve as the model for subordinates. The same company cannot become successful if they violate basic rules and regulations only for the sake of filling their pockets with money.