Bangladesh plans to hire 6,000 social workers to improve child protection services

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Bangladesh plans to hire 6,000 additional social workers to improve the effectiveness of the provision of child protection services at the local level.

This hiring will increase the workforce from the current 3,000 social workers to 9,000, representing a 200% increase in the number of social workers.

The statement was made during the first ever ‘National Symposium on Child Protection in Bangladesh,’ which was co-hosted by Unicef and the European Union at the InterContinental Hotel in Dhaka on Monday.

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