| The State of the World's Children 1997 focuses on the
controversial and emotional as well as complex and challenging issue of
child labour, and asserts that thoughtful and comprehensive attempts at
solution must be guided by the best interests of the child and the
Convention on the Rights of the Child.
UNICEF urges an immediate end to hazardous and exploitative child labour, and advocates urgent support for education, so that children may acquire knowledge and skills to improve their lives.
Read the real-life, human stories of some working children and what's being done to help them.
Get the facts and figures on child labour and the percentage of children not in school.
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