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Labour & employment law: Child labour

Subjects: Law

UN, ILO and other major forces in prevention

Child Labour definition on ILO website:
 "The term 'child labour' is often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. It refers to work that:
- is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful to children; and
- interferes with their schooling by:
- depriving them of the opportunity to attend school;
- obliging them to leave school prematurely; or
- requiring them to attempt to combine school attendance with excessively long and heavy work."

Texts: Child Labour

Suggested subject searches to try in SOLO:

child labor - law and legislation;

children (international law);

children's rights;

Below are some examples of books on the topic: