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Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi visits Fafo for a Child Labor Workshop

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According to the International Labour Organization (ILO) 168 million children are still involved in child labor. Child labor has been a key area for Fafo's international research for many years. A number of the institutes' academic staff has been involved in the studies produced.

Fafo's research has predominantly taken place in Africa, focusing on areas such as child domestic labor, agricultural child labor and child soldiering.

Fafo also studies the economic activities of street child populations, and extensive surveys of the labor migrations and trafficking of children have been conducted in a number of countries.

Fafo served as verifying agency for the industry efforts to curb child labor in the coco sector in West Africa through certification, following the Harkin Bill.

Currently, Fafo is involved in a major survey on child domestic labor in Haiti.

Publisering

  • Sommerfelt, T. & Hatløy, A. (2018). Children living and/or working in the streets of Georgia. Unicef.

  • Sommerfelt, Tone. 2016. Det er mulig å beskytte barn fra krigsdeltakelse. Ny Tid 15.1.16.

  • Sommerfelt, Tone & Mark  B. Taylor. 2015. "The big dilemma of small soldiers: Recruiting children to the war in Syria". Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre. Oslo: NOREF.

  • Bjørkhaug I and Anne Hatløy A (2009). Utilisation of Respondent Driven Sampling among a population of child workers in the diamond mining sector of Sierra Leone. Global Public Health, 4(1):96-109. 

  • Bøås M and Hatløy A (2008). Child labour in West Africa: Different children – Different work – Different vulnerabilities. International Migration,46 (3) 3-25

  • Hatløy A (2005). Life as a child domestic worker in Haiti. The Journal of Haitian Studies, 11 (1):11-25.

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Forskningsledere: Kristin AlsosJon M.Hippe, Jon Rogstad og Åge Arild Tiltnes

Økonomi- og administrasjon: Mona Sandbæk

Informasjonsavdelingen: Jon Lahlum

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