As of April 15, the Covid-19 pandemic has infected almost 2,000,984 people in 185 countries, resulting in more than 128,000 deaths. Pakistan had its first two confirmed cases on February 26. By April 15, the number of confirmed cases had crossed 6,000 and 107 deaths had been reported.Read More
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The Whistlers is a platform to report workplace rights violations. An innovative and impartial system which allows individuals to report without endangering their privacy.
Centre For Labour Research is a volunteer based initiative working towards the eradication of workplace rights violations and striving for safer workplaces in Pakistan.
Violation Maps showcase all user submitted data on various workplace rights violations.
The areas include Sexual Harassment, Employment Discrimination, Child Labour / Bonded Labour, Trade Union Rights (Freedom of Association), Occupational Accidents, and Working Conditions.
More than 100 years ago, the International Labor Organization adopted the Maternity Protection Convention 1919 (No 3) suggesting 12 weeks of paid maternity leave, free healthcare during and after pregnancy, protection from dismissals and periodic nursing breaks. Pakistan still lacks compliance to this “outdated” Convention except on the number of...Read More
“While no proof exists, anecdotal evidence suggests that GSP+ has been an important incentive for all actors to further promote compliance with ILO standards.” This was a key statement in the EU’s 2016 assessment of implementation of core labour standards in Pakistan after grant of GSP+ status. Pakistan was granted GSP+ status by the European Union in December 2013, thus applicable from January 2014 onward. It has been five years, nearly half a decade, and it is imperative to assess the implementation of core labour standards in the country through empirical evidence instead of merely using qualitative opinions and anecdotal evidence.
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s strategy for mitigating the impact of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) on its economy and job market has proposed ...