International Labour Organization

Carlos Mora Vanegas We have been written several times about the actions that governments should take towards safeguarding the rights of children, child labor exploitation, as many countries, especially underdeveloped countries, including us, those located in the Latin American continent, where Venezuela, where poverty is still evident in a large number of families who have children to support, where due to low income, low salaries and wages that do not support the high prices of commodities needed that children join the workforce to increase their income and purchase. The latest figures indicate that there are approximately thirteen million children and adolescents between 5 and 17 years trapped in child labor in Latin America, which means that for every five children, one is to work on this reality, comunicarseweb.com . ar. writes that the theme

“The elimination of child labor: Within reach”, was held 7, 8 and 9 May in San Jose, Costa Rica the Second Tripartite Meeting of National Commissions for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour and Protection of Young Workers. The meeting was organized by the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) of the International Labour Organization (ILO). In the meeting took part representatives of the constituent organs of the International Labour Organization (ILO): governments, employers ‘and workers’ organizations, who make up in their respective countries, National Commissions for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour and Protection of Child worker. National Commissions in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic shared information and experiences about the progress of countries in the prevention and eradication of child and adolescent labor protection.