Child labour facts
One out of six children in the world today is involved in child labour, doing work that is damaging to his or her mental, physical and emotional development. Find out more.
What can be done about child labour?
There are many things that can be done including implementing laws and regulations, educating people, changing attitudes and reducing poverty. Find out more.
What is UNICEF doing to help?
UNICEF supports a number of projects which reach out to help child labourers. Find out more.
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