Child labour

  • © Marcel Crozet

    Albania, Bulgaria, Kosovo (within the meaning of UNSCR 1244), Moldova, Romania and Ukraine are the countries most seriously affected by the worst forms of child labour (WFCL) in Central and Eastern Europe The WFCL include trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation, street work, illicit activities (begging, petty theft and drug peddling) and hazardous work in agriculture. The prevalence of the WFCL in these countries has disastrous effects on the safety, health and well-being of children. Urgent action was and it is still needed to eliminate these practices. More