Bolivia: Stepping up the fight against child labour

An estimated 20 percent of Bolivian children, hundreds of thousands of under 17-year-olds, work in agriculture, mining, in markets and on the streets.

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    Child labour was legalised in Bolivia in 2014, not to protect or promote it but to accept a reality and to try to regulate the conditions under which the children work. The measure was condemned both at home and abroad.

    An estimated 20 percent of Bolivian children, hundreds of thousands of under 17-year-olds, work in agriculture, mining, in markets and on the streets.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports from the eastern region of Santa Cruz.


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