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Better Schools, Less Child Work. Child Work and Education in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru
On the basis of detailed statistical surveys conducted in five Latin American countries, this essay demonstrates that actual practice in the region contrasts ...

Child Domestic Work
The fifth Innocenti Digest looks at what is probably the largest and most ignored group of child workers: child domestic workers. The limited research ...

Child Labour and Basic Education in Latin America and the Caribbean
The high primary school enrolment rates in Latin America and the Caribbean mask poor performance in terms of the quality, relevance and cost-effectiveness ...

Child Work and Education: Five case studies from Latin America
In recent years research, as well as the results of practical programmes, has lead to a clearer understanding of the relationship between child work and ...

Childhood and Urban Poverty in Brazil: Street and working children and their families

Les enfants domestiques
Les enfants employés en tant que domestiques constituent sans doute le groupe le plus important de toutes les catégories d'enfants au travail dans le ...

Exploring Alternative Approaches to Combating Child Labour: Case studies from developing countries

The Impact of the Indonesian Financial Crisis on Children: An analysis using the 100 villages data
This paper examines the impact of the Asian crisis on children in Indonesia. School attendance dropped slightly after the onset of the crisis but has ...

Learning or Labouring? A compilation of key texts on child work and basic education
'Learning or Labouring' samples current thinking on the critical relationship between child work and basic education and should provide busy programme ...

The Relationship between Education and Child Work
Millions of children throughout the developing world work. Not all child work should be cause for concern. Some work activities develop practical knowledge ...

School-related Economic Incentives in Latin America: Reducing drop-out and repetition and combating child labour
This paper examines the barriers to educational achievement presented by child labour and the formal education systems of Latin America. Parents put pressure ...

Social Protection in the Informal Economy: Home based women workers and outsourced manufacturing in Asia
Home based work has a dual and contradictory character: on the one hand, as a source of income diversification for poor workers and the emergence of micro-enterprises, ...

Street and Working Children: Global Seminar Report, 1993

The Subterranean Child Labour Force: Subcontracted home-based manufacturing in Asia
Child labour is widespread in home based manufacturing activities in the informal sector in most developing countries. This form of child labour will ...

Trabajo Doméstico Infantil
El quinto Innocenti Digest se ocupa del grupo de trabajadores infantiles que probablemente sea el más numeroso y también el más desatendido: el de los ...

El Trabajo Infantile y la Educación Básica en America Latina y el Caribe

What Works for Working Children?
The current upsurge of international concern about exploitative child labour has focused new attention on fundamental questions regarding children's work ...

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