What is child labour ? the employment of children in an industry or business, especially when illegal or considered exploitative.
Why does child labour happen Poverty is widely considered as the top reason why children work at inappropriate jobs for their ages. Children work because their parents are poor; they have to supplement the family income or provide unpaid labour. In some countries childrenare expected to work.
Where is child labour the worst ? A new report by risk analysis firm Maplecroft, which ranks 197 countries, identifiesEritrea, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar, Sudan, Afghanistan,Pakistan, Zimbabwe and Yemen as the 10 places where child labor is most prevalent.