Child labour rises globally for the first time in decades

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    #Childlabour has risen for the first time in 20 years, the #UnitedNations said on Thursday, with one in 10 children in work worldwide and millions more at risk due to #COVID-19. The number of child labourers has increased to 160 million from 152 million in 2016, with the greatest rise in #Africa due to population growth, crises and poverty, said the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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