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Studies show that one in ten children around the world are engaged in child labour – today exacerbated by the pressures around food production, the pandemic and subsequent impact of push into poverty.

Government adopts call-to-action programme to eliminate child labour in the agri sector

Opinion article by Mehnaaz Bux – partner, Joani van Vuuren – senior associate & Jamie Jacobs – associate from Webber Wentzel.

Child labour in the agricultural sector threatens environmental, social, and governance (ESG) compliance and exposes employers to possible fines or imprisonment in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act as well as the Child Care Act.Read More »Government adopts call-to-action programme to eliminate child labour in the agri sector