child labor


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child labor

n.
The employment of children, particularly under terms and conditions considered inhumane or prohibited by law.
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In Massachusetts the percentage of white illiteracy is eight-tenths of one per cent, while in South Carolina it is thirteen and six-tenths per cent; also in South Carolina there is a property qualification for voters--and for these and other reasons child labor is the rule, and so the cotton mills were driving those of Massachusetts out of the business.
The government's battle cry against child labor may have intensified over the years, but it remains conveniently silent on minors who fall victim to the illegal-drug trade.
"It is time we go beyond the exclusive focus on selected global supply chains and begin investing resources into tackling child labor in all situations", FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said in a video message, adding it was 'essential to engage the agricultural workers and producer organizations." Child labour is defined as work that is inappropriate for a child's age, prevents compulsory education, or is likely to harm their health, safety or moral development.
The World Day Against Child Labor will be observed in the country as elsewhere in the world to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it, reports BSS.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, The Ministry of Labor said child labor violates their rights, calling for concerted national and international efforts to address this problem, especially after it has grow due to the refugees crisis.
ISLAMABAD -- The World Day Against Child Labor will be observed on June 12 (Wednesday) to raise awareness of the plight of child laborers world-wide.
DOLE: New forms of child labor emerging !-- -- Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) - April 1, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Three new forms of child labor in which young children work without pay are now emerging in the country, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Child labor abuse means work of children under the legal age.
He along with members of KPK caretaker cabinet, was chief guest at the "World Day Against Child Labor" event in Peshawar organized by Employers Federation of Pakistan, in association with ILO and with support of 'Sustaining strengthened national capacities to improve ILS compliance and reporting in relevant EU trading partners' funded by the DG Trade office of the European Union.
Labor Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod said during the observance of the World Day Against Child Labor that the Dole would put in place several programs to ensure that children would be kept in school and out of the workplace.
In 2002, the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour to help combat the rampant amount of child labor being utilized all over the world.

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