child labour


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child labour

n
(Commerce) the full-time employment of children below a minimum age laid down by statute
Translations

child labour

nlavoro minorile
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The entire process has culminated in the drafting of an action plan to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in Namibia, which was presented for approval at the National Conference held in Windhoek in late January 2008.
With support from the ILO, the Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) agreed on a partnership with IPEC in 1996 to combat child labour.
I am a concerned student at Greenfield Community School and I would like to share my opinions about child labour.
94) Richard Anker and Helina Melkas, "Economic Incentives for Children and Families Intended to Eliminate or Reduce Child Labour," Labour Market Policies Branch Employment Department, monograph (Geneva: ILO, December 1995).
The President of the Republic of Malawi, Her Excellency Joyce Banda, in her opening address called for synergy among all stakeholders to end child labour.
During a meeting with Chief Child Protection UNICEF Pakistan Sarah Coleman here on Tuesday, he said, the Punjab Labour and Human Resource Department was conducting a survey regarding child labour with a total ADP project cost of Rs 140.
She said this while addressing a national conference with regard to child labour held under the aegis of University of Management and Technology.
According to press release issued here on Thursday, most of these children were in child labour before.
Promoting attention to child labour in national education sector plans
Addressing the National Summit - India Against Child Labour, organised by a consortium of non-government organizations (NGOs) here on Saturday, Kaur observed that poverty is the root cause for increase in child labour.
The most extreme forms of child labour involve children being enslaved, taken from their families, exposed to serious hazards and illnesses, sexually exploited or left to fend for themselves on the streets of the world's largest cities.
Over the past four years the government, led by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, has been drafting a national action plan on the elimination of the worst forms of child labour in order to tackle the problem.

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