Sri Lanka - Department of Labour

pledges to

Amend Hazardous Occupations Regulations applicable to young persons under the Employment of Women Young Persons and Children Act

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On the pledge:

Sri Lanka will develop a roadmap to prevent commercial sexual exploitation of children and protect every child from child labour and its worst forms.

On the implementation:

We will implement this Action Pledge by gazetting the new regulations and its national strategy workshop, which will take place in 2021 virtually.

On the impact:

This Action Pledge will allow Sri Lanka to accelerate its fight against child labour in the region and to protect children from commercial sexual exploitation, child labour and its worst forms.

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