ICI Documents 17 November 2017

Older children at risk of child labour in Ghana’s cocoa growing regions

In Ghana’s cocoa-growing communities, older children aged 15 to 17 are most at risk of hazardous child labour. Limited opportunities to attend senior secondary school or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) mean that older children instead engage in cocoa farming, where they are at risk of hazardous child labour involvement. Higher levels of educational attainment play a critical role in reducing both child labour and household poverty.

Older children at risk of hazardous child labour in Ghana  Policy Brief ICI

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