The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child says that “Child labour is any work done by a child that may be harmful to their physical, emotional, intellectual and social development.” Despite the world’s promises to care for every child, the scourge of child labour still leaves countless children deprived of their most basic rights. In order to guarantee that these rights are secure, the international community must make the protection of children the first priority in countries where child labour is present.

These photos depicts that child labour exists.