Some 168 million children are made to work across the world. To raise awareness on the issue, the world holds a day against child labour. The initiative started back in 2002, with the aim of focusing attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it.
But 13 years later, the problem is far from solved. In many parts of the world, it's been further aggravated by armed conflicts, the Middle East is a case in point.
So, what should be done to eradicate child labour? And what lies behind this problem?
Presenter: Mike Hanna
Azfar Khan - Author of the International Labour Organization World Report on Child Labour.
Dhananjay Tingal - executive director of Save the Childhood Movement, India's largest movement for the protection of children.
Source: Al Jazeera