Nepali Times
Domestic Brief
Help for too few


Labour and rights groups say a large number of Nepali child workers have been left out of a new, time-bound, programme for eliminating the worst forms of child labour. The programme targets five groups of child workers: porters, domestics, rag pickers, bonded labourers and victims of trafficking. Children working in the informal sector-agriculture, construction and industry like garments and carpets-are left out. According to ILO, nearly one in every three children of Nepal's 7.9 million children between ages five and fourteen is a child worker.


LATEST ISSUE
638
(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)


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