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World Bank, UNICEF & ILO report says 1.5 million children working in Cambodia

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7 February 2007

1.5 Million Children Working in Cambodia, World Bank Says

Author: Associated Press

Some 1.5 million children aged 7 to 17 years old are being put to work in Cambodia, the World Bank said Wednesday, calling on the government to curb the practice. The number is "very high," making up 40 percent of children in the age group, the bank said in a December 2006 report...

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1 December 2006

[PDF] full report: "Children’s Work in Cambodia - A Challenge for Growth and Poverty Reduction"

Author: Understanding Children's Work (UCW) - Joint project of ILO, UNICEF, World Bank

The report provides an overview of the child labour phenomenon in Cambodia - its extent and nature, its determinants, and its consequences on health and education. The report also addresses the national response to child labour and policy options for its elimination...

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