Child work

Modified on 2013/05/16 14:09 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Work

From gender issues to gender statistics on child work: illustrative examples

Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are boys more often than girls employed? Children employed by sex and age Child labour force surveys
Child labour and youth employment surveys
LFS (Labour Force Survey)
Are girls more often than boys engaged in household chores? Children engaged in household chores by sex and age Child labour force surveys
Child labour and youth employment surveys
Modules in other household surveys such as DHS (Demographic and Health Survey) and MICS (Multiple Indicator Cluster survey)
Do older girls spend the same amount of time working as older boys? Number of hours worked doing housework by sex and age Child labour force surveys
Child labour and youth employment surveys
Is girls’ school attendance affected by long hours of work as much as boys’ school attendance? School attendance by number of hours worked, sex, age and level of education Child labour force surveys
Child labour and youth employment surveys