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Child Labor

The International Labor Organization (ILO) describes child labor as “work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development.” It is not all work done by children is child labor. It is only such work as is unsafe or damaging to the physical, social or moral aspects of the child or those that affect their education and development that are considered as child labor.

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