Nobel laureate calls for end to child labour

Forcing children to work and denying them an education are tantamount to violence, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said Friday.

The veteran child rights campaigner made his comments during the International Labour Organization's annual meeting in Geneva.

He said that with another US$22 billion in funding, every child could be sent to school.

Here’s Daniel Johnson’s report from Geneva.

Duration: 1’32″

 

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