Some three million children in the Philippines, aged 5 to 17, are exposed to dangerous work environments, a survey of the National Statistics Office said.
The results of the October 2011 Survey on Children were released Tuesday at the launching of "Batang Malaya," a nationwide campaign to fight child labor...
MANILA, June 27, 2012—A campaign to eliminate child labor in the country is anchored on the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of achieving “universal education,” said Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz at the launching of Batang Malaya, a campaign for a child labor-free Philippines.
MALACAÑANG yesterday said it has been addressing the issue of child labor following a National Statistics Office report that about three million children in the Philippines are exposed to dangerous work environments.
MANILA, Philippines - Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Estrada on Thursday likened child labor to modern day slavery and urged the Department of Labor and Employment and the Philippine National Police to shut down companies who employ child workers for hazardous work.
Campaign to end child labor
Children perform a number at the launch of Batang Malaya: Child Labor-Free Philippines in Pasig City on Tuesday. The nationwide campaign against child labor is the country's response to renewed action towards the global deadline of ending the worst forms of child labor by 2016.
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines launched on Tuesday “The Batang Malaya: Child Labor Free Philippines” which aims to end worst forms of child labor by 2016.
According to the 2011 Survey on Children of the National Statistics Office there are more than 3 million out of 5 million working children are in hazardous environment.
(MANILA) – The Philippines launched today a nationwide campaign against child labour. The Batang Malaya: Child labor free Philippines is the country’s response for renewed action towards the global deadline of ending the worst forms of child labour by 2016.
About 3 million Filipino children are employed in the most hazardous forms of work, the latest survey of the National Statistics Office (NSO) shows.
Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - There are 3 million child laborers toiling in the Philippines and almost all of them are working in hazardous conditions, according to a survey financed by the International Labor Organization (ILO).
There are some 5.492 million working children aged 5 to 17 in the Philippines, nearly three million of whom are exposed to dangerous work environments, according to a survey of the National Statistics Office.
The National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) will launch the nationwide “Batang Malaya: Child Labor-Free Philippines” campaign on June 26 at the Fun Ranch Tiendesitas Frontera Verde at the corner of Ortigas Avenue and C5 in Pasig City.
MANILA, Philippines - Of the roughly 5.5 million working children across the country, more than half are in hazardous circumstances, the 2011 Survey on Children of the National Statistics Office said.