Minister says there are at least 1,000,000 child laborers in Turkey

Today's Zaman - Turkey - 21 November 2012

Family and Social Policy Minister Fatma Sahin said there are at least 1 million child laborers in Turkey, in response to a parliamentary question from Republican People's Party (CHP) Istanbul deputy Kadir Gökmen Ögüt, the Taraf daily reported on Wednesday.

Emphasizing that the most recent statistics on child laborers in Turkey date back to 2006 (continue reading...)