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Child labour in Europe: a persisting challenge

[Strasbourg, 20/08/2013 10:00] "Many observers thought that child labour was a thing of the past in Europe. However, there are strong indications that child labour remains a serious problem and that it might be growing in the wake of the economic crisis. Governments need to monitor this situation and to use the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the European Social Charter as guidance for preventive and remedial action", says Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, in his latest Human Rights Comment published today. (more)

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