Approximately 152 million children worldwide are engaged in child labour, depriving them of their childhood, education, and basic rights.

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 Social protection measures, such as access to healthcare, nutrition, and social assistance programs, play a vital role in preventing child labour.

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Child labour is prevalent in various sectors, including agriculture, mining, manufacturing, domestic work, and the informal economy. .

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Poverty is a significant driving factor behind child labour, as families often rely on their children's income to survive.

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1. Lack of access to quality education is a contributing factor to child labour, as children are forced to work instead of attending school.

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Child labour perpetuates the cycle of poverty, as illiterate and unskilled individuals struggle to find decent employment opportunities in adulthood.

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The International Labour Organization (ILO) has identified the worst forms of child labour, including forced labor, trafficking, and involvement in armed conflicts.

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Child labour not only affects the child's physical and mental development but also hampers a country's overall socio-economic progress.