Nations Press Ahead to End Child Exploitation

Author: U.N. Integrated Regional Information Networks, Published on: 2 April 2002

African ministers from French-speaking countries [Mali, Burundi, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo (Republic of), Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia] vowed on Friday, at the end a two-day conference on child exploitation, to enact laws and strengthen subregional and international cooperation to protect child rights...The conference heard that child exploitation included trafficking for sex and labour, violence and other mistreatment, enrolment in armed conflict, as well as forcing school-age children to work.

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