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CPPG holds seminar on “Examining Hidden Hazardous Child Labor in the Brick Kiln Sector of Pakistan: A Complex Human Rights Issue”

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Dr. Vaqas Ali, Dr. Saeed Shafqat

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A seminar on“Examining Hidden Hazardous Child Labor in the Brick Kiln Sector of Pakistan: A Complex Human Rights Issue” was held at the Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) , Forman Christian College (A Chartered University).

CPPG Professor and Founding Director Dr.Saeed Shafqat chaired the session. The Guest Speaker wasMohammad Vaqas Ali, who has a PhD in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. He is an Assistant Professor & Chairperson, Department of Sociology, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University).

Dr. Ali has worked as a Consultant in two projects i.e. ‘Four Country Study (Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka) of Children working in Brick Kilns’ and ‘Children Working in 12 Hazardous Sectors in Punjab’, in collaboration between International Labor Organization (ILO) and Centre for the Improvement of Working Conditions & Environment (CIWC&E), Punjab. His recent publication is on entitlements and rights of child laborers employed in hidden hazardous sectors in Punjab. Dr. Ali’s other research interests include Terrorism and its coverage in the mass media, social construction of national conflicts in the mass media and the radicalization research.