Today marks World Day Against Child Labour. Today we say loud and clear: "No more child labour in domestic work."
The theme of this global campaign is both timely and relevant to all of us, especially in Asia which is home to nearly half of all domestic workers worldwide.
With more than 15 million children aged under 18 around the globe "hidden" in domestic work, turning a blind eye to their plight can no longer be tolerated. Most of these children are girls and nearly half work under extremely hazardous conditions in paid or unpaid work in households other than their own.
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