Child Labor in the Philippines

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Child labor in the Philippines refers to the employment of children in hazardous occupations below the age of

15

How many child laborers aged 5-17 were estimated to be in the Philippines in 2012?

5.5 million

What percentage of child laborers in the Philippines undertake hazardous work in an agricultural setting?

55.3%

Which law in the Philippines provides special protection for children against abuse, exploitation, and discrimination?

Republic Act No. 7610

What are the conditions under which child labor is considered hazardous in the Philippines?

Below the age of 15

Child labor in the Philippines is the employment of children in ______ occupations below the age of fifteen (15), or without the proper conditions and requirements below the age of fifteen (15)

hazardous

The National Statistics Office (NSO) has said there are currently around 5.5 million child laborers aged 5–17 in the country, around 2.1 million of whom are exposed to environments that are considered ______

hazardous

The International Labour Organization estimates that 55.3% of these children undertake hazardous work in an ______ setting

agricultural

Republic Act No. 7610, known as the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act, gives the following definitions pertinent to understanding the ______

Child Labor sit

Child labor in the Philippines is called child labor when it is ______

forced

Child labor in the Philippines is the employment of children in ______ occupations below the age of fifteen (15), or without the proper conditions and requirements below the age of fifteen (15)

hazardous

In 2012, the National Statistics Office (NSO) has said there are currently around 5.5 million child laborers aged 5–17 in the country, around 2.1 million of whom are exposed to environments that are considered ______

hazardous

The International Labour Organization estimates that 55.3% of these children undertake hazardous work in an ______ setting

agricultural

Child labor in the Philippines is called child labor when it is ______

forced

Republic Act No. 7610, known as the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act, gives the following definitions pertinent to understanding the ______

Child Labor sit

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Child Labor in the Philippines

  • There are approximately 5.5 million child laborers aged 5-17 in the Philippines.
  • Around 2.1 million of these child laborers are exposed to hazardous environments.
  • 55.3% of child laborers undertake hazardous work in an agricultural setting.
  • Republic Act No. 7610, also known as the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act, provides special protection for children against abuse, exploitation, and discrimination.
  • Child labor in the Philippines is considered hazardous when children are employed in hazardous occupations below the age of 15, or without the proper conditions and requirements below the age of 15.

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