Did you know these facts about Child Labour ?

World Day Against Child Labour

World Day Against Child Labour 2020 focuses on the impact of crisis on child labour.

This year, the World Day is conducted as a virtual campaign and is being organized jointly with the Global March Against Child Labour and the International Partnership for Cooperation on Child Labour in Agriculture (IPCCLA) .

Did you know these facts about Child Labour ?

According to United Nations –

152 million children between the ages of 5-17 were in child labour, almost half them, 73 million, in hazardous child labour.

Almost half (48%) of the victims of child labour were aged 5-11; 28% were 12-14 years old; and 24% were 15-17 years old.

Child labour is concentrated primarily in agriculture (71%) – this includes fishing, forestry, livestock herding and aquaculture – 17% in services; and 12% in the industrial sector, including mining.

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