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The Girl-child: No. of Cases Charged for Child Labour under the Employment Act

Number of cases charged for Child Labour under the Employment Act

Year: 1990 to date
Nil

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Definition of Child labour – Percentage of children 5–14 years old involved in child labour at the moment of thesurvey. A child is considered to be involved in child labour under the following conditions: children 5–11 years old who, during the reference week, did at least one hour of economic activity or at least 28 hours of household chores, or children 12–14 years old who, during the reference week, did at least 14 hours of economic activity or at least 28 hours of household chores.

Source: State of the World’s Children Report 2017

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Last Reviewed On Mon, May 7, 2018

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