child labor


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Gainful employment of a child under age 17 in a workplace that employs adults functioning in equal or similar capacities, in agriculture, factories, the service sector, mines, etc.

child labor

Public health Gainful employment of a child–usually,
< age 15 in a workplace that employs adults functioning in equal or similar capacities. See Sweatshops. Cf Terms of Engagement.
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Scope: The four-year project, called "Eliminating Child Labor in Cocoa," will assist 50 cocoa-growing communities in Cote d'Ivoire to design and implement Community Action Plans to address child labor at the community level.
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the 2013/2014 Survey Research on Child Labor in West African Cocoa-Growing Areas Report, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) today issued the following statement, which underscores that reducing child labor is a shared responsibility:
Abu Nejma said child labor in the Kingdom has a negative impact on the child's physical, psychological, and social welfare and prevents him or her from completing their education, noting that concerted national and international efforts are needed to address this problem.
The National Statistical Committee is working on the national child labor survey in the framework of the Central Asian project of the International Labor Organization on eradication of the worst forms of child labor.
This was said by The Child Right Movement member Sikandar Khan in a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, he said that every year World Child Labor Day was observed across the Globe on 12th June.
A study published in October by the National Bureau of Economic Research examined changes in child labor data in India after 1986, when the country banned employing children under age 14 in manufacturing.
BEIRUT: President Michel Sleiman called Thursday for fighting child labor by addressing the roots of poverty and adopting legislation to improve social welfare.
The Ministry of Labor said these policies have been applied through the 43 local committees that have been set up "so that local communities can rally around the issue and can be empowered in the fight against child labor.
Mona Salem, the Director of the Child Labor Unit at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, told the Yemen Times that the government aims to put an end to child labor.
Peru has launched a project to combat exploitative child labor practices with a $13 million grant from the U.
Children between the ages of 15 and 17 make up 46% of the total child labor market, with 4.
The issue of child labor has recently been the subject of a surge in formal economic analysis.

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