Here’s a rundown of everything you need to know about child labour.
Get the global statistics on the 152 million victims of child labour. Almost half of them, 73 million, work in dangerous, dirty and degrading jobs. These are the worst forms of child labour, which involve hazardous working conditions that endanger the health, safety or moral development of a child.
The worst forms of child labour include any job that involves a child working in a hazardous environment, doing work that is harmful to their health, interferes with their education, or inhibits their physical, mental spiritual, moral or social development.
48% of these children work in dangerous, dirty and degrading jobs.
42 million (28%) are 12-14 years old.