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Child labour must be on the post-2015 agenda

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Although the number of child labourers is unknown, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that there are 215 million. Of these children, 115 million are in the worst forms of child labour 1 —“work which, by its nature or the circumstances in which it is carried out, is likely to harm the health, safety or morals of children”. Eleanor Turner-Moss looks at the health effects of child labour and makes some recommendations.

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