Trends in children’s employment and child labour in the Latin America and Caribbean region: Country brief for Colombia

Author(s) : UCW
Abstract : The current country brief is part of a broader effort to improve understanding of how child labour in changing in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region over recent years, and to ensure that policies relating to child labour adequately reflect these changes. Building on data from the 2001 SIMPOC survey, the 2003  and 2005 Encuesta Continua de Hogares (ECH) and the 2007 Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (GEIH), the country brief provides an overview of the child labour phenomenon in Colombia.  Particular attention is given to the links between child labour and schooling. Normal 0 14 false false false IT X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Tabella normale"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;} Normal 0 14 false false false IT X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Tabella normale"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;}
Year : 2010
Country : Colombia
Publisher : - -
Source : UCW Regional Studies
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