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27 Jun 2017
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria estimates that about 15 million children under the age of 14 are working across Nigeria.
1 Nov 2016
She said the NIC is a specialist court and have been empowered by law to dispense justice. She said: “This demonstrates the assertion that labour law has gone beyond the traditional concepts with narrow jurisdiction”.
13 Aug 2016
Unfortunately, these children are abused by their parents and family members, who are meant to be the first line of protection for them. Child abuse is the physical, mental or sexual assault of a child by the parents or any other adult.
21 Jun 2016
Nigeria was not absent at the discussions at the International Labour Conference (ILC) committee on Application of Standards over Minimum Age Convention 1973 (No. 138), the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Labour and Employment...
9 Jun 2016
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has canvassed urgent global action on child labour, saying the scourge is silently spreading wide, hitting 168 million worldwide.
11 Jun 2015
International gold refiners who use gold from Ghana may be benefitting from hazardous child labor in unlicensed mines, Human Rights Watch said in a report


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