Child Labour: Global Estimates 2020, Trends and The Road Forward

Author:
UNICEF
Publisher:
United Nations Children's Fund
Publication Date:
1 June 2021
Tags:
Africa, Children and Youth, Economy, Business and Finance, Human Rights, Legal and Judicial Affairs

The latest global estimates indicate that the number of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide - an increase of 8.4 million children in the last four years. 63 million girls and 97 million boys were in child labour globally at the beginning of 2020, accounting for almost 1 in 10 of all children worldwide. 

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