October 11 2017 - THE agriculture sector accounts for the largest share of child labourers at more than 90 per cent, according to the International Labour Organisation, indicating the trend has not reduced since 2012 but is worsening.

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October 6 2017 - Abuja – In a decision that will have positive implications for millions of children in West Africa, all member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) today agreed to a range of concrete measures to protect children from violence, abuse and exploitation.

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8 December 2016 -- Nine-year-old Xidollien has no idea that the vanilla pods he and his family so painstakingly cultivate throughout the year on their small vanilla farm in the north of Madagascar is one of the most valuable spices in the world.

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DAKAR, 16 November 2016 — Tens of thousands of children in religious schools across Senegal are forced to beg in the streets to make money for their teachers, activists say.

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28 October 2016 -- Two brothers who say they were regularly beaten and forced to work as child slaves in Mauritania have taken their case to a regional African child rights body, where they are testifying against their abuser and the Mauritanian government.

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13 May 2016 - Morocco has set the minimum working age for domestic workers at 16, drawing criticism from rights groups and social media users.

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02 May 2016 - Organizations fighting human trafficking in Ghana are raising the alarm over the number of children being trafficked within the country. Over 10,000 children are estimated to be working under dangerous conditions.

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BEIRA, 09 April 2016 - Despite improvements in education access, many rural children are still pressed into work to supplement family income.

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19 January 2016 - Western firms turn blind eye as child miners toil in dangerous conditions for precious "battery" mineral, Amnesty says.

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08 September 2015 - Twelve-year-old Titi does not know her surname. She also does not know that she is from the Republic of Benin and not Nigeria, where she currently works as domestic help - cleaning, cooking, and washing laundry for a family of six.

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