Despite Bans, Child Labor Prevalent in Nigeria

Ten years after Nigeria adopted international prohibitions on child labor into law, millions of children in the country are still engaged in child labor activities.
The International Labor Organization estimates that about 25 percent of Nigeria’s 80 million children under the age of 14 are now in the work force.
Most of the children are involved in domestic work such as cooking, gardening, collecting water, caring for other children and household cleaning.
Amina, 13, is …

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