Production date: 28 April 2006
Keywords: UNICEF, children, child labour, Indonesia, java, community
Main shooting locations: Probolinggo, Indonesia
Main sequences: In East Java, many parents expect their children to work to provide for their families. Sigit Wicaksono, 14, joined the ranks of an estimated 1.5 million Indonesian child labourers aged 10 - 14, most of them out of school. To help these children get back to the classroom, UNICEF has directed an awareness campaign to inform communities, as well as businesses about children’s rights. Communities are also mobilizes to help build a better and inclusive learning environments for the children.
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Indonesian communities bring child labourers back into the classroom