Growing crowds of tourists and investors have fuelled a construction boom that officials valued at $6.4bn in 2017.
The Bottom Line
21 June 2019 GMT+3
Women working in the matchstick factory in the town of Binjai often brought their children to work, a relative said.
12 June 2019 GMT+3
Child field workers in the US, Haiti's 'restaveks', and miners in Bolivia; our picks for World Day Against Child Labour.
1 May 2017 GMT+3
Find out the history of May Day and what kind of protests and commemorations can be expected this year.
1 April 2019 GMT+3
We don't have exact data on how pervasive child slavery is in Ghana, but we can't accept harmful child labour as normal.
by Kuukuwa Manful
18 March 2019 GMT+3
Despite what a recent CNN documentary claims, there is no pervasive child slavery problem in Ghana's Lake Volta region.
by Betty Mensah - Samuel Okyere
9 August 2018 GMT+3
A look at the slums of Yangon and how families are crippled by high-interest loans as others profit from their despair.
8 April 2018 GMT+3
Rights group says cases of child labour, worker exploitation and low pay are rife in Zimbabwe's tobacco farms.
17 March 2018 GMT+3
A registry for workers and their contracts will be created using blockchain's validation.
25 February 2018 GMT+3
Two NGO workers explain why, despite free tuition, some Ghanaian children still struggle to get an education.
22 August 2016 GMT+3
More than 575,000 Iraqi children are estimated to be at work instead of school, double the number from 1990.
In the Field
20 August 2016 GMT+3
We travel to Mexico to find out why so many Mexican children drop out of school to join the country's workforce.
11 August 2016 GMT+3
Sixty percent of countries at high risk of using slaves, with 46 million people worldwide engaged in forced labour
27 July 2016 GMT+3
Measure to allow children to work in family businesses while shortening the list of banned jobs for children.
12 June 2016 GMT+3
This year's World Day Against Child Labour is focusing on children working in supply chains.
19 January 2016 GMT+3
Western firms turn blind eye as child miners toil in dangerous conditions for precious "battery" mineral, Amnesty says.
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