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The World is Losing the Battle Against Child Labour

BUENOS AIRES, (IPS) - The IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour, which drew nearly 2000 delegates from 190 countries to the Argentine capital, left many declarations of good intentions but nothing to celebrate. Child labour is declining far too slowly, in...

1.3 Million Minors In Mexico Tasked With Hazardous Jobs

(Q24N) An estimated 2.48 million Mexican children and teenagers work, of which 2.22 million perform work that is illegal, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography’s Child Labor Module. Of those 2.22 million, 40 percent are not old enough to work legally, while...