- Adopted legislation to increase protections for children from hazardous work, commercial sexual exploitation, and child trafficking.
- Drafted new national policies to prevent and eliminate child labor and child trafficking.
- Increased funding for social support programs and cash transfers that benefit low-income families, vulnerable to child labor.
Challenges and Existing Gaps:
- Gaps in data collection inhibit knowledge on the prevalence and nature of child labor.
- Increased recruitment and use of children by non-state armed groups.
- Limitations in authority for labor inspectors to conduct inspections or assess penalties inhibited enforcement efforts.