A succession of laws on child labour, the so-called Factory Acts, were passed in
Britain in the 19th century. Children younger than nine were not allowed to work,
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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 ...
the employment of a child in a business or industry especially in violation of state
or federal statutes prohibiting the employment of children under a specified age.
The International Labor Organization estimates that 215 million children between
the ages of 5 and 17 currently work under conditions that are considered ...
Overview. What is child labour? Child labour is defined in ILO Conventions. It is
work that children should not be doing because they are too young to work, ...
the gainful employment of children below an age determined by law or custom.
Origin of child labor. Expand. 1875-1880. 1875-80. Dictionary.com Unabridged
The employment of children, particularly under terms and conditions considered
inhumane or prohibited by law. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English ...
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What isn't child labor? Sometimes kids do work that, while it might not be all that
fun, isn't bad for them. Child labor is not... Light work or chores done after school
Banner of Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor. About this Toolkit · What are
Child Labor ... Child Labor. Definitions. A child or children are minors under the ...
Definitions of the indicators. Child labour – Percentage of children aged 5 to 14
years of age involved in child labour activities at the moment of the survey.