FROM ISSUE #73 (21 DEC 2001 - 27 DEC 2001) | TABLE OF CONTENTS
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The International Labour Organisation says Nepal has close to 2.6 million children working as domestic help in the country's urban centres. The numbers could be higher because this does not account for children helping out in rural families. Besides this, there are another 42,000 children working as porters or engaged in other forms of labour.