Bolivia lowers child labor age restriction

[JURIST] The Bolivian National Congress [official website, in Spanish] on Wednesday passed legislation permitting children children as young as 10 to join the workforce as long as it does not interfere with one’s education and is done independently in an effort to provide for their family. The U.N. International Labor Organization’s (ILO) [official website] Carmen Moreno stated [AP report] that the new legislation would make Bolivia the first country to legally allow children as young as 10 to work. In…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/07/bolivia-lowers-child-labor-age-restriction.php

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