Japan - Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

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Support and inspire efforts to eliminate child labour in Asia

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On the pledge:

We will secure the enforcement of laws and regulations prohibiting child labour, support efforts in Asia, and raise awareness on the actions for 2021, the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour through our websites.

On the implementation:

We will provide employment and livelihood support for children, youth and their families in Japan and support efforts for eliminating child labour in Asia through financial contributions to the ILO.

On the impact:

We will ensure the prevention of child labour in Japan, secure the enforcement of the Labour Standards Law and other relevant laws to provide employment and livelihood support for children, youth and their families who have financial difficulties.

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