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SDG 08: Decent Work and Economic Growth

4 actions to help end child labour and build a fair economy

Child labour is on the rise. Image: REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA SOCIETY).

Bincheng Mao

Global Shaper, New York Hub

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Child labour harms the physical and psychological health of children while inflicting a tangible productivity loss on society.
Child labour harms the physical and psychological health of children while inflicting a tangible productivity loss on society.
Rise in child labour. Source: UNICEF and International Labour Organisation, 2021.
Rise in child labour. Source: UNICEF and International Labour Organisation, 2021.

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