A young boy of migrant workers


Migrants’ kids at risk: CDRI
Instead of attending classes, many of the children take up jobs to add to the family’s earnings in between remittances or to make up for shortfalls. Children from migrant households are 27 per cent more likely to have income-earning work, and for child labourers who were already employed before the adults left, their burden increases; migration is likely to add 7.4 hours on children’s workload per week, according to the report.

Caption: A young Cambodian boy loads bricks into a kiln in Kandal province last year. A new report suggests that children of migrant workers are more likely to stop schooling and join the labour force. Photo: The Phnom Penh Post/Hong Menea


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  1. Carlos Bation

    October 3, 2014

    Hi little boy same part of Baseco in manila not attending classes take up jobs..God bless good health..

  2. sanjeev adukia

    October 3, 2014

    All the devlopment n growth may be be feeling shy till these facts doenn't comes to end with proper life to kids all over world what actually they deserves.

  3. Balasubramaniam Somu

    October 3, 2014

    this is done in most of the countries govts should make ways for their study

  4. Jayesh Thakkar

    October 3, 2014

    Instead of efforts applied by verious organisations children are still forced to work as child labourers because of poor financial conditions of their parents, failure in government economy, poor administration, lack of awareness among the people and in lack of proper schemes introduced by the governments. As a result Children lose there Golden period of life and innocence which is a prerequisite of a child.
    But according to my personal opinion it is necessary for children (teen agers) to work as part time job ( Under care of their parents or organisations) to earn the ability and a better experience of self creation of jobs for themselves, which helps them to survive in all conditions.

  5. Derek Ballestero

    October 3, 2014

    I thank God for having blessed my childhood. I hope he doesn't forget others who have been or are less misfortune.

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