Child work

Modified on 2015/05/22 10:00 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Work

Table II.10

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


Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are boys employed more often than girls? Children in employment by sex and age. Child labour force surveys.
Child labour and youth employment surveys.
LFS.
Are girls engaged in household chores more often than boys? 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 and MICS.
Do older girls spend the same amount of time working as older boys? 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 by number of hours worked, sex, age and level of education. Child labour force surveys.
Child labour and youth employment surveys.