Report – By Maureen Garawa in Port Moresby
Many urban families are breaking international law by engaging school-age relatives as babysitters and domestic help, a regional forum has been told.
These are two forms of child labour which contravene International Labour Organisation (ILO) laws which Papua New Guinea is signatory to.
The babysitters were usually young girls who have either dropped out of school or had never been to school and are under the minimum age of employment, which is 15 to 18 years old. Read more »