Incorporating working children's views in policy interventions

20 November 2019

Time to Talk and Young Lives have published a new policy briefing paper 'Incorporating Working Children's Views in Policy Interventions' available to download here

The brief includes recommendations for policies and measures to protect children from harmful work in relation to eight issues:

  • Understanding why children work,
  • Children´s participation in decision-making,
  • Poverty as a cause and a result of harmful children´s work,
  • Education as key to ending exploitation and to support working children,
  • Armed conflicts and environmental disasters,
  • Policies towards children´s work need to be age and gender sensitive,
  • The links between harmful work and violence-affecting children and young people
  • Mixed methods research involving children