‘IOL’ reports that internationally, 215 million children are involved in child labour. “Any form of child labour is in direct contravention of basic human rights and must be eradicated” said a trade union spokesman. The International Labour Organisation’s “Roadmap Towards the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour”, aims to end the worst forms of the practice by 2016.
215 million child labourers worldwide
06 Apr 2011