[NEWS] Child Labour in Agriculture Is Rising, Says UN Body

根據糧農組織(聯合國糧食及農業組織)的觀點,經過多年努力確保農業部門的童工勞動力下降,這一問題再次呈現上升趨勢。

在衝突和氣候變化日益劇烈的驅動下,最新數據顯示,自2012年以來,約有一千多萬兒童被迫從事農業勞動。

聯合國表示,必須解決這一令人擔憂的趨勢,以確保在實現組織可持續發展目標(可持續發展目標)的目標8.7方面取得進展。

Following years of concerted efforts to ensure the decline of child labour in the agricultural sector, the problem is now on the rise once again according to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Driven by conflicts and an increasingly volatile climate, the latest figures suggest that around ten million more children have been forced into agricultural labour since 2012.

The UN states that this worrying trend must be addressed in order to ensure progress is achieved in fulfilling target 8.7 of the organisation’s SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).

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