Resources for Healthcare Professionals on Child Labor
Children engaged in the worst forms of child labor include those involved in slavery, trafficking, forced labor, debt bondage and serfdom, or in work that is otherwise likely to harm their health, safety or morals.
The resources in this section assist health professionals in understanding the diverse and potentially severe health impact of the worst forms of child labor.
A systematic literature review of the impacts of child labor on child’s health in low- and middle-income countries (Ibrahim, 2019)
Child Labor in Global Tobacco Production: A Human Rights Approach to an Enduring Dilemma (Ramos, 2018)
Child labour in low and middle income countries and its consequences for mental health (Sturrock, 2016)
Exposures Resulting in Safety and Health Concerns for Child Laborers in Less Developed Countries (Shendell, 2016)
Labour trafficking: Challenges and opportunities from an occupational health perspective (Perez, 2017)
Risk of mental health and nutritional problems for left-behind children of international labor migrants (Wickramage, 2015)