In Focus: Shackled: Saving Lives

Ananake presents its In Focus publication on child domestic labor with Pakistan as a case study.
In Focus: Shackled: Saving Lives

While Child Domestic Labor does not come under the scope of the worst types of labor , recent reports especially coming out from South Asia relate horrific stories, writes Sabin Muzaffar

Over 160 million children worldwide are estimated to be in child labor: 63 million girls and 97 million boys – and this too – at the beginning of the year 2020, indicates an ILO-UNICEF 2020 report. About 30 million children are employed in some kind of labor in seven South Asian countries in both hazardous and non-hazardous work; a number that has more than doubled when compared with ILO’s conservative estimates of 16.7 million children in a 2013 report.

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