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.
We know what to do, and there are no excuses not to do so," said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, who participated in a high-level panel discussion in which he told delegates that "we have the duty to ensure a future of work in which there is no child labor or forced labour.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- The Society for the Protection of Rights of Child (SPARC) in collaboration with Safa Gold Mall Management on Monday organized a seminar on child labour in connection with World's Child Labor Day.
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.
182 (1999) on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, 2000.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) have teamed up to ensure a Philippines free of child labor by 2025.
As progressive child labor reformers gained traction during the last quarter of the 19th century, efforts expanded at the state level to outlaw the employment of small children.
Global efforts to end child labor took a step backward in July with the amending of the Child Labor Act in India.
These revelations were made on the occasion of the World Day against Child Labor on June 12, and according to the statement the child labor dilemma has been heightened by crisis and conflict around the world.
The panel discussion featured presentations and debates on the topic of Child labor in Agriculture and was composed of: Mrs.
PESHAWAR -- Participants in a Radio talk show demanded the government to work on child labor and implement the Child Labor 2015 law with its full spirit that the elimination of child labor can be possible in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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