CHWEVT Project

Child Rights and Hazards Free Working Environment through Education and Vocational Training’ (CHWEVT) Project

To achieve SDG a child labour free Bangladesh is desired. Ghashful started a project named ‘Child rights and Hazards free Working environment through Education and Vocational Training’ (CHWEVT) from May 2013. The project has been initiated with the financial and technical support from Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF). As per Child Labour Elimination Policy 2010, the project intervened through five strategies to prevent child labour in the project area of 15 wards under Chattogram City in a comprehensive model.

Objectives of the Project:

  • To withdraw children from GOB listed hazardous work place;
  • To create conducive working environment who are lawfully eligible to work in non-hazardous works.
  • To protect vulnerable children from entering in to labour market.

Project Achievement Status

Project targets



1250 no. of children

Children withdrawn from hazardous work and enrolled in formal schools


250 no. of children

Children replaced from hazardous to non-hazardous jobs


1000 no.of children

Children re-assigned from hazardous to non-hazardous tasks within the same workplaces


400 no. of children

Employers complied the code of conduct to ensure conducive working environment for children


4500 no. of children

Children got access to first aid and primary treatment facilities


1800 no. of children

Students received NFE from Child Centre to enrol themselves to formal schools


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