Monday 29 May 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa's Dependence on Child Labor Affects Development

 
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As Sub-Saharan Africa strives to break the shackles of poverty, its population of nearly one billion people is hard at work.

A 2014 report by the U.S. Department of Labor concluded that one out of five Sub-Saharan children are working under difficult if not squalid conditions.

Poverty is the driving force behind child labor, says Alex Soho of the International Labor Organization in South Africa.