Child Labour

Frequently Asked Questions about Child Labour

What are the role/obligations of parents towards children?

  • Every citizen (parent, guardian, and community member) has the duty to protect children against any form of abuse.
  • It is the responsibility of the parent to ensure that children do not join child labour.
  • The constitution also requires the parents to provide basic education to their children.
  • The role of the parents and guardians is to promote responsible parenthood or the upbringing of children.
  • Children have the right to know and are cared for by their parents and protected from violence and neglect.

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