Trabajo Infantil en El Sector Café en Colombia - SíntesisPrint
Child Labor in the Coffee Sector in Colombia - This document is a synthesis of the "Study of Child Labor in the Coffee Sector in Colombia." The document is divided into five sections. The first section presents the concepts associated with child labor, the current regulatory framework, and the scope and limitations of the study. The second section summarizes the methodology designed and applied in the study. The third section describes the characteristics of the children and adolescents and their households, as well as their participation in coffee activities; the risks of child labor in the sector; and the actors' perspective. The fourth section analyzes and discusses the causes and implications of child labor for the coffee sector; the causes of the participation of children and adolescents in coffee activities ;and the characteristics of the recreational and extracurricular opportunities for children and adolescents. The final part of the paper presents the public policy recommendations that emerge from the study's findings.