Child labour in agricultural sector

An in-depth study on the situation of child labour in the agricultural sector

This report presents the findings on the situation of the child workers (5-17 years old) in the agricultural sector, specifically covering four industries, namely: (a) sugar; (b) rubber; (c) banana; and (d) pineapple.

The study covered several plantations and haciendas that provided the picture of the child workers’ situation including their families and communities. It also included an assessment of the policies and laws including programmes and services currently provided by ILO-IPEC partners, SIFI, government agencies, NGOs and the other groups.