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East Timor: Urging Proper Investigation on Child Labor

Categories: East Asia, Timor-Leste, Labor, Youth

After recording a short video titled ‘Possible Child Labor with Timor Leste Heavy Oil Mega Project [1]‘, Josh Trindade, a Timorese sociologist, says UNICEF and ILO should conduct a “proper investigation”. According to the Government of East Timor, in 2009-2010, 1,000 children between 10 and 14 years old were active labor force in the country [.pdf [2]].