Syrian children harvest onions from an agriculture field in the town of Rayak in the Bekaa valley, central Lebanon, on June 15, 2016. AFP / JOSEPH EID
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Despite a number of international treaties forbidding child labor, more kids were entering workplaces across Lebanon due to the economic situation of many Lebanese and Syrian families, head of south Lebanon's chamber of commerce said Thursday. The comments from Mohammad Saleh came during a workshop on combatting child labor in agriculture organized by the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Sidon and the South.The workshop was held in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization and the Education and Extension Service of the Agriculture Ministry.Saleh said that FAO's workshop on combatting child labor in agriculture and its risks was an initiative to raise awareness about the seriousness of this phenomenon.
Sidon commemorates Popular Nasserite Organization founder
Carpenter brings sweet treats to Sidon’s streets
Sidon public workers strike over wage stagnation
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE