Combating child labour needs a new approach

Combating child labour needs a new approach PRACTICE AND IMPLEMENTATION Combating child labour needs a new approach Millions of working children throughout the world continue to face exploita- tion and abuse, exposed to dangerous and hazardous conditions which violate their right to develop without threat to their physical, mental and social well-being. IPSCAN-DCI joint working group on child labour Two international organizations committed to the promotion of the rights of children worldwide and to the prevention of child abuse, neglect and exploita- tion, have jointly set up an international working group aimed at tackling the enormous problem of child labour which represents perhaps the single most common form of child abuse and neglect in the world today and grossly violates the rights of children. Over the next two years, a working group set up jointly by the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and Defence for Children International (DCI), will be examining existing policies dealing with the issue of child labour with the aim of influencing government pro- grammes, improving strategies and proposing new initiatives aimed at the elimination of child labour. There has been an increasing global awareness of the issue of child labour over the years and with http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The International Journal of Children's Rights Brill

Combating child labour needs a new approach

The International Journal of Children's Rights, Volume 1 (2): 227 – Jan 1, 1993

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Brill
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© 1993 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0927-5568
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1571-8182
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10.1163/157181893X00070
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PRACTICE AND IMPLEMENTATION Combating child labour needs a new approach Millions of working children throughout the world continue to face exploita- tion and abuse, exposed to dangerous and hazardous conditions which violate their right to develop without threat to their physical, mental and social well-being. IPSCAN-DCI joint working group on child labour Two international organizations committed to the promotion of the rights of children worldwide and to the prevention of child abuse, neglect and exploita- tion, have jointly set up an international working group aimed at tackling the enormous problem of child labour which represents perhaps the single most common form of child abuse and neglect in the world today and grossly violates the rights of children. Over the next two years, a working group set up jointly by the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and Defence for Children International (DCI), will be examining existing policies dealing with the issue of child labour with the aim of influencing government pro- grammes, improving strategies and proposing new initiatives aimed at the elimination of child labour. There has been an increasing global awareness of the issue of child labour over the years and with

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Published: Jan 1, 1993

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