Child Labor

Egypt releases report on measures taken to combat child labor

Wed, 14 Jun 2023 - 02:11 GMT

On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labor marking June 12, the Ministry of Social Solidarity issued a report on the efforts deployed by Egypt to combat the phenomenon.

Manpower Ministry: Egypt attaches great importance to eliminating child labor in all its forms

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 12:14 GMT

The meeting aimed to present what has been accomplished in Egypt's "national plan", and to present the tasks and formation of the Child Labor Combat Unit.

Egypt's national human rights strategy focuses on children rights

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 09:16 GMT

The National Human Rights Strategy singled out a focus on children’s rights, reviewing the most prominent challenges facing the promotion of children’s rights, foremost of which was the need to raise awareness of children’s rights, fight violence against children, as well as the phenomenon of homeless children.

December 2 marks International Day for Abolition of Slavery

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 12:20 GMT

Although modern slavery is not defined in law, it is used as an umbrella term that includes practices such as forced labor.

Egyptian population grows by 0.5M in 100 days

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 11:40 GMT

Hassan pointed out that the most populated governorates out of the 27 are Cairo, Giza, Sharqia, Daqahlia, and Beheira.

Dec. 2 marks the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 02:25 GMT

Celebrating this day aims to eradicate contemporary forms of slavery.

CAPMAS: 152 million children pushed to labor market due to COVID-19

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 01:46 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued a press release marking the World Children’s Day, which annually falls on 20th of November.

Dutch court scraps violin maestro Andre Rieu's child labour fine

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 07:04 GMT

A Dutch court Monday scrapped a 116,000-euro fine on celebrated violinist Andre Rieu for allowing children to perform past a late night limit set by law.

Child labor status in Egypt: achievements, challenges

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 - 08:52 GMT

2.7 million children are involved in child labor, of which thousands have been rescued.

23,316 children saved from child labor in 2016

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 - 02:16 GMT

That is the outcome of inspection campaigns conducted in 2016.

Day Against Child Labor celebrated with iftar for orphans

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 - 11:14 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity will celebrate World Day Against Child Labor on Sunday by participating in organizing an iftar for orphans.

NCCM objects parliament’s new child labor age determination

Mon, 29 May 2017 - 05:59 GMT

(NCCM) expressed its objection to article N.64 in the new draft labor law, concerning the legal age of child labor