These types of agreements can include unfair taxes in favour of the developed country, rules regarding with whom the economically weaker country can and cannot trade with. Moreover, the concept of the worst forms helps set priorities and can be used as an entry point in tackling the mainstream child labour problem.
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The international community is employing measures that both focus on the symptom removing children from unsafe work and the root cause working to establish educational options and economic help.
Next, we will be examining the efforts made to follow up and enforce these conventions laid out by the international community.
Child labour that is proscribed under international law falls into three categories: The unconditional worst forms of child labour, which are internationally defined as slavery, trafficking, debt bondage and other forms of forced labour, forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict, prostitution and pornography, and illicit activities.
Child labour is work carried out to the detriment and endangerment of a child, in violation of international law and national legislation. IPC-IG is a global forum for South-South policy dialogue and learning, having worked with more than 7, officials from more than 50 countries.