WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR, 2017

June 12, 2017

According to the Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014, 37 percent of children aged 5–17 years were involved in child labour, with 30 percent working under hazardous condition. Children from rural areas were much more likely than children from urban areas to be involved in child labour (41 percent cf. 16 percent). Children attending school were less likely than children not attending school to be involved in child labour (36 percent cf. 47 percent). Mother’s education and household wealth status were negatively correlated with child labour.

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