Child Labour

child labour The world isn't fair. While children in Norway spend their lives playing, doing sports and going to school, reality for millions of children in other parts of the world is totally different - and much, much harder.

In your textbook you can read about the global problem of child labour, and you will hear the personal story of an African child who is already an experienced mine worker.

ILO voices fears over child 'slaves'

Some 10.5 million children are believed to be working as domestic labourers worldwide. The International Labour Organization (ILO) says that many work in conditions that are sometimes verging on slavery.