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Document ID (ISN)103087
CIS number 04-115
ISBN(s) 92-2-112835-0
Year 2002
Convention or series no. Investigating the Worst Forms of Child Labour No.15
Author(s) Mwami J.A., Sanga A.J., Nyoni J.
Title Tanzania - Child labour in mining: A rapid assessment
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2002. xi, 64p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.ilo.org/public/english/standards/ipec/simpoc/tanzania/ra/mining.pdf [in English]
Abstract The mining sector in Tanzania has a high concentration of child labour. This study sets out to explore the following objectives: to find out the causes and incidences of child labour in the mining sector in Tanzania; to examine working conditions, characteristics and consequences of child labour in the mining sector; to propose intervention measures aimed at alleviating the child labour phenomenon. The approach used was the Rapid Assessment Methodology developed the ILO and UNICEF. Contents: background information; research methods and procedures; description of the study areas; nature and extent of child labour in the mining sector; working conditions; causes and solutions; conclusions.
Descriptors (primary) Tanzania, United Republic of; mining industry; child labour; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) conditions of work; report on investigation; job study; questionnaire survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying
Child labour