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What does SACCS stand for?

SACCS stands for South Asia Coalition on Child Servitude


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‘Rugmark’. In August 1994, the Rugmark Foundation was registered in India by a consortium comprising the following business associations and human rights organizations: the Carpet Manufacturers’ Association Without Child Labor, the Indo-German Export Promotion Council, UNICEF India and our partners in the international anti-slavery movement, the South Asian Coalition on Children in Servitude.
Many Third World countries have ordered local authorities to raid factories that employ children and to prosecute the employers, which may mean levying fines against violating employers and/or two to five years in prison. The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has also devoted attention and resources to the fight against child labor. The Harkin-Brown bill bars the United States from importing products made or imported by children under the age of 15 and directs aid toward programs to eliminate child labor. A major individual campaigner against child labor is an Asian named Kailash Saturthi. He chairs the South Asian Coalition on Child Servitude.
In 1989, BBA formed the South Asian Coalition on Child Servitude (SACCS) - a network of more than 750 Civil Society Organisations who work to end forced labour in South Asia. BBA has also organised forums against child labour, for example The Parliamentary Forum Against Child Labour in 1992, The Religious Forum Against Child Labour in 1993 and The Trade Union Forum Against Child Labour in 1994.