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Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective$
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Anaclaudia Gastal Fassa, David L. Parker, and Thomas J. Scanlon

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199558582

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.001.0001

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An overview of child labour statistics

An overview of child labour statistics

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(p.7) Chapter 2 An overview of child labour statistics
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Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective
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Charita L. Castro

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0002

This chapter provides an overview of child labour data by discussing the historical context of data on children's work; available child labour data definitions; methodologies and sources; global estimates on children's work and some discussion on how data collection will be improved in the near future. The growth and development of statistical data collection on child labour has had many positive results, it has at last become possible to monitor accurately trends in child labour and the impact of policies and programmes to address child labour. Perhaps more importantly, the publication of accurate child labour statistics has assisted greatly in harnessing public and political support to reduce the negative consequences of children working.

Keywords:   child labour, children's work, child labour data, data collection

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