This year 2021, the theme of World Day Against Child Labour is ‘Act Now: End Child Labour’. Amid the coronavirus pandemic and global crisis, there has been a drastic surge in child labour across the world due to people facing employment woes.
Child labour still exists and children, mostly from poor families, are forced to work in hazardous conditions despite facing physical, mental and social exploitation from employers. Such children are deprived of living their childhood while many also miss the opportunity of attending schools.
Slightly more than 1 in 4 children ( aged 5 -7 years) are engaged in Child Labour that is considered detrimental to their health and development. ( UNICEF Data 0ct.2019).
Child Labour at the beginning of 2020 accounting for almost 1 in 10 of all children world wide.
Safe Haven-a Ray of Hope continues to stand for a world against Child Labour’ and suffering of children. Join in let’s make the world a better place for our children.