Child Labor


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Child Labor

The employment of persons under a certain age. Child labor generally is restricted. For example, a jurisdiction may prohibit children under 16 from working during school hours, and children under 18 from working in hazardous conditions. Employment of young children is sometimes associated with sweat shops.
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The RCLC is an interagency group tasked to strengthen initiatives and strategies in the delivery of focused programs that will reduce, if not eliminate, the incidence of child labor in the region.
Cainglet issued such criticism after the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) declined during its meeting earlier this year to include young drug suspects in the coverage of its programs, stating these minors are covered by other government agencies instead.
The World Day against Child Labor is a global observance, Child labor is especially rampant in many developing countries but even in industrialized nations many children are forced to work.
Karina Perida-Trayvilla, DOLE's Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) director, identified own-use production work as a new form of child labor. This involves production of goods and services for own final use such as producing and processing for storage of agricultural, fishing and gathering products.
Child labor is an abuse to child but just think for a little that we literally concern for them or not.
so that the citizens of poor and least developed countries can benefit from sustainable projects and programs focusing an immediate end to worst forms of child labor. He said these developed countries can do real service if they invest more in poor nations so that unemployment could be demoted and better quality of life could be promoted through creation of decent employment opportunities for the youth and their parents.
The group's spokesperson, Renato Magtubo, added that the government should also 'effectively enforce' the compliance of companies to laws and regulations against child labor.
According to Child Labour Statistics, percentage of children between five and 14 reportedly engaged in some forms of child labor varies based on geographical location.
To a question, he said that child labor would be eliminated from petrol pumps, workshops and hotels as well, adding more concentration on the education and training of children would lead the nation to prosperity and progress.
By: Noha El Tawil CAIRO -- 12 June 2017: The International Labor Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labor in 2002 to be celebrated on June 12 of each year.
"Child labor around the world has reduced by about one third in the last decade, however still 160 million children are at risk or enslaved in forced labor," the International Organization said in a statement, African News reported.
The panel discussion featured presentations and debates on the topic of Child labor in Agriculture and was composed of: Mrs.

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