Syrian refugee children at work… and in a play

Abject poverty is forcing many Syrian refugee families to send their children to work. In Lebanon, host to over a million refugees from Syria, current and former child labourers held a musical and theatrical performance to mark World Day against Child Labour.

Presentation | 25 June 2014

Syrian refugee and Lebanese children stage performance to say no to child labour

The ILO partnered with Lebanon’s Ministry of Labour and the Lebanese non-governmental Beyond organisation to launch the dramatic production by Syrian and Lebanese children working in hazardous types of child labour in Lebanon. The children’s names have been changed to protect their identity.