In 2017, Niue made no advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. Research found no evidence that child labor exists in Niue. However, the government has not established adequate legal protection to prevent the worst forms of child labor. The law does not criminally prohibit the use, procuring, or offering of a child for prostitution, the production of pornography, or pornographic performances, or the use of children for illicit activities, including for the production and trafficking of drugs. In addition, Niue has not established a minimum age for work and lacks a law that prohibits hazardous occupations and activities for children.
For more information about the Overseas Territories of New Zealand, please refer to the PDF above.
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