On 12th June, 2018, a corner gathering program was held which was led by Department of Labor in coordination with different government and nongovernmental organizations to mark the World day against child labor at Basantapur, Kathmandu. At about 7:30 am, the program started in presence of Gokarna Bista, Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Security, representatives from CCWB (Central Child Welfare Board), CPC (Child Protection Committee), Municipalities of Kathmandu and Lalitpur district along with various civil society organizations.
The program began with presenting a “Kachari Natak” (Forum theatre) by Shailee theatre where artist portrayed the situation of child labor in Nepal along with the role of various governmental and nongovernmental organizations to protect/rescue those children. Towards the end of the program, the representatives from different governmental stakeholders presented their view point on the situation of child labor in Nepal and how can it be minimized. They also felt overwhelmed to be the part of the campaign program and were grateful to everyone for their presence and effort to make the day a success.