Africa: Child Labour On the Decrease – a Reason for Patting Ourselves On the Back?

| September 24, 2013

[IDS]A report published by the ILO – Marking Progress against Child Labour – earlier this week has the welcome news that the incidence of child labour has dropped considerably; since 2000, child labour has decreased by one thirds from around 245 million to 168 million children. The majority of the decrease occurred in Asia and the Pacific and took place in the last four years.

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