Child Labour, Education, and the Principle of Non-Discrimination
This chapter addresses how the use of the human rights principle of non-discrimination can influence understanding of the various dimensions of child labour. It starts by presenting the human rights framework for analyzing child labour and education. It also considers how to overcome discrimination against girls in terms of child labour. The data shows the significance of using the human rights principle of non-discrimination to analyse the link between school attendance and child labour. Some reasons why children in sub-Saharan Africa are not attending school are reported as well. Furthermore, several recommendations for policy are given.
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