Trends in Children’s Employment and Child Labour in the Latin America and Caribbean Region: Regional Overview
Understanding Children's Work Programme
Understanding Children's Work Programme Working Paper
The current report presents and overview of the child labour phenomenon in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region over recent years. It represents part of a broader effort to improve understanding of how child labour is changing over time in the region, and to ensure that policies relating to child labour adequately reflect these changes. The report draws on an accompanying set of country briefs on child labour developed for 15 countries in the LAC region.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 42
Keywords: child labour, Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, cross-country comparison
JEL Classification: J13, J21, J22, D10, N36, J20
Date posted: March 9, 2011