camel racing

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the sport of racing camels

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General Saif Abdullah Al Shafar, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, announced this at the final meeting of the Special Committee for follow-up, compensation and rehabilitation of the child camel jockeys, who had already been repatriated to their home countries.
Injuries to child camel jockeys in Al Ain Hospital, 2002-2005
This was decided during the fourth meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Child Camel Jockeys, held on Thursday under chairmanship of Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Dr Farooq Sattar.
It saw the successful repatriation and rehabilitation of 1,077 child camel jockeys at a cost of $ 2.
Together with the Government of Mauritania, the UAE government closed the cases of 560 Mauritanian children who had been trafficked to the UAE as camel jockeys in previous years, and had been removed from their exploitation and repatriated; the UAE government continued funding a UNICEF program that provides rehabilitation assistance to these and other repatriated child camel jockeys from Sudan, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
ISLAMABAD, December 03, 2009 (Balochistan Times): The Cabinet Committee on Child Camel Jockeys was informed Thursday that a total of 1362 claims were received and an amount of $ 424,500 was disbursed among 316 claimants as compensation.
A major development in the area of child protection for the UAE has been a ban on child camel jockeys.
Although children were previously trafficked from South Asia and East Africa as child camel jockeys, no indications of this trafficking appeared this year.
The government banned the use of child camel jockeys in 2005.
The government repatriated 166 child camel jockeys from the U.
The government enforced compliance with a ban on child camel jockeys enacted last year and replaced children with robot jockeys.
Pakistan is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children for the purposes of sexual exploitation, involuntary servitude, and servitude as child camel jockeys.
Qatar has made noticeable progress in rescuing and repatriating child camel jockeys, establishing a shelter for abused domestic workers, and creating hotlines to register complaints.
banned the use of camel jockeys under the age of 18, and has convicted 20 individuals for trafficking child camel jockeys.
The GNU, through the National Council of Child Welfare (NCCW), signed an agreement with a Qatari NGO that enabled the repatriation of 212 Sudanese child camel jockeys from Qatar, most through informal traditional channels.
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