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.