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Yemen to conduct child labor survey for 2008

Yemen to conduct child labor survey for 2008

[20/February/2008]



SANA'A, Feb. 20 (Saba) - Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs would launch a child labor survey for 2008 next April.

Social Affairs Minister Amat al-Razaq Humad asserted, during the first meeting of the supervision committee for the survey, the importance of this survey that would provide a database and statistics for the policy and decision makers to study the child labor phenomenon and to update relevant legislations.

She also talked about the significance of creating practical and effective mechanisms to combat child labor, indicating to that the special unit the ministry established fight this phenomenon.

The survey will be conducted by Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs in cooperation with Central Statistics Organization, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), International Labor Organization (ILO) and Social Fund for Development.

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