Map: How Long are Children Protected from Full-Time Work?

 

It is important to note that many countries have good laws that protect children from exploitation, but they lack enforcement. A legal framework for protection is an important first step in safeguarding children.Major exemptions exist. For example, in the U.S., a 12-yearold in Agriculture can work unlimited hours–as long as school is not in session during those hours.

This infographic has been developed by our program partner the World Policy Analysis Center at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health.

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“Countries that Do Not Legally Protect Children from Hazardous Work” Infographic

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This is the first in a series of  child-labor-related infographics in which we examine legal protections for children. It is important to note that many countries have good laws that protect children from exploitation, but they lack enforcement. A legal framework for protection is an important first step in safeguarding children. This infographic has been developed by our program partner the World Policy Analysis Center at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health.

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What are the Most Common Child Labor Products Found Around the World?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Please note that some countries with relatively large numbers of goods on this list may not have the most serious problems of child labor.  Often, these are countries that have more openly acknowledged the problems, have better research, and have allowed information on these issues to be disseminated.… Read the rest