Kocaeli University

Type: Organization
Name: Kocaeli University
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Syrian refugees trigger child labour boom in Turkey

"Almost 900,000 children are estimated to be working in Turkey, around 300,000 of them between the ages of six and 14, according to official figures. The legal working age is 15. Hakan Acar, a children's rights expert from Kocaeli University, underlined ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Findings on Waste Management Research Reported by Investigators at Kocaeli University (Trace elements and nutrients adsorption onto nano-maghemite in...

Findings on Waste Management Research Reported by Investigators at Kocaeli University (Trace elements and nutrients adsorption onto nano-maghemite in a contaminated-soil solution: A geochemical/statistical approach) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

TODAY'S - Worker dies in university building collapse

Worker dies in university building collapseOne worker died and another was injured following an accident at a construction site at Kocaeli University, local media reported on Thursday.The accident happened at a construction site on the Umuttepe campus ... [Published Zaman - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

As workers grew restless, EU steps in

Demonstrations and protests by workers are a part of the routine in Turkey. But since the deadly mine incident in Soma where more than 300 coal miners were killed, workers' rights and the government's response to workers' demands have become more con ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Aug 07 2014]

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"Almost 900,000 children are estimated to be working in Turkey, around 300,000 of them between the ages of six and 14, according to official figures. The legal working age is 15. Hakan Acar, a children's rights expert from Kocaeli University, underlined that the real numbers were probably much higher: "Children working on the streets are not included in these statistics, for example – children selling water, tissues or those who are begging." As refugees from Syria do not receive work permits in Turkey, underage Syrian workers are not being recorded at all. "It makes them extremely vulnerable to abuse," warned Acar. "Syrian women and children are probably amongst the most vulnerable groups in Turkey right now ." " (thanks Amir)
"I really want to go to school, I like school," he says, now balancing a basket full of firewood. "But my mother won't enrol me. She says we need the money to eat."
"Chapter 19 includes the right to work, labour rights and right to establish trade unions."

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