Priscilla Muthoni (Sweetwaters)

Hey,everyone today am talking about challanges that children in child labor face. IlO'S second global report on child labor reported signifacant progress to fight against child labor.A visionary target is established by ILO, to elimination child labor in its worst forms by 2016.Although child labor continues to decline, it is at a slower pace.In new report says there was a reduction of just 3 per cent in child labor in period of 4 year covered by the global estimates. 215 million children...Read More...
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Hey, everyone today I am taking about how child labor happens. It all include poverty,shortage of resources,scarce opportunities for decent employment, and lack of understanding about what child labor and why it can be harmful to children and to the social-economic development of communities and countries. Poverty of households. Households with low interest and salary that are living standards tend to invest less in their children's education and have a higher propensity to engage children...Read More...
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Hey everyone, today i am talking about child labour in agriculture. Gender characters determine occupations and tasks undertake by boys and girls, the conditions and hours of work, and educational opportunities.Agriculture is still a significant form of child labor in both and girls.Boys are more likely to undertake activities in agriculture (62.8% for boys versus 37.2% for girls) and industry (68.5% for boys versus 31.5% for girls), girls out number in services (47.4% for boys versus 52.6%...Read More...
Last Reply By Wallace Wamboo (Tigithi) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone, today I am talking about hazardous work in Brazil. Children aged 10 to 17 are in labor force work (3.58 million).The evidence of variety of negative outcomes for children engaged in hazardous work, comparison to children engaged in hazardous work, who are not employed and engaged in other type of work.Child labor in Brazil is large, it is not comprehensive and there are few studies on children's engagement in risky labor force work. Categories of work they do. Large number of...Read More...
Last Reply By Nasib Mohamed (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone,today I am talking about hazardous work. Hazardous work is defined by Article 3 (d) of ILO convection concerning the prohibition and immediate action for elimination of worst forms of child labour It is work that is dangerous or unhealthy conditions that results in child being killed,or injured and made ill as a consequence of poor safety and health standards and working arrangements. Health problems caused by working as a child labour may not develop until the child is an...Read More...
Last Reply By Claire Njeri (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone today I am talking about the rate at which child labour is rising. Child labour is rising around the world like in supply chain according to a new risky report from Maplecroft .Many countries have entrenched underage work practice that pose"extreme risks"to children, has jumped to 10 per cent in the year 2012.US has ranked to represent a"medium risk"alongside Cuba, Georgia and Kuwait. Global hike attributes to a deteriorating security situation worldwide and increasing financial...Read More...
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Forms of child labour.

Priscilla Muthoni (Sweetwaters)
Hi, today i will be looking into types of child labour. Child labour is still alive and rampant in Kenya today attributed to by many factors like poverty,ignorance,cultural practices and exploitation. Economic exploitation of children is more wide spread.Children have been exposed and forced to join armed conflict and instructed to fight in the name of protecting the community and livestock. The economic exploitation of children is more often in some of our households today and some of us...Read More...
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