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close this bookAction Against Child Labour (ILO; 2000; 356 pages)
View the documentPreface
Open this folder and view contents1. National policies and programmes
Open this folder and view contents2. Towards improved legislation
Open this folder and view contents3. Improving the knowledge base on child labour
Open this folder and view contents4. Alternatives to child labour
close this folder5. Strategies to address child slavery
Open this folder and view contents5.1 THE PROBLEM OF CHILD SLAVERY
Open this folder and view contents5.2 INTERNATIONAL ACTION AGAINST CHILD SLAVERY
close this folder5.3 NATIONAL LEGISLATION AND ENFORCEMENT
View the documentLegislation prohibiting forced and bonded labour
View the documentProblems in enforcement
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Open this folder and view contents5.5 DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMMES OF ACTION
View the documentBibliography on child slavery
Open this folder and view contents6. Strategies for employers and their organizations
Open this folder and view contents7. Trade unions against child labour
Open this folder and view contents8. Awareness-raising
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Open this folder and view contents10. Resources on child labour
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5.3 NATIONAL LEGISLATION AND ENFORCEMENT

Most countries in the world prohibit forced labour in their Constitution or in general labour legislation, but the problem of bonded child labour persists because of weaknesses in the laws and their implementation.

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