Zimbabwe fails to deal with child labour scourge

Child labour remains one of the greatest challenges globally and countries have to eradicate it in view of the rampant use of young children as farm labourers. Children, some as young as 10, have become a critical source of labour in several parts of the world, especially in Africa and Latin America. There are no signs the practice might come to an end since several governments remain reluctant to effectively tackle the issue. Zimbabwe is no exception, where its thriving sugarcane industry in Chiredzi district in the south-eastern part of the country has relied mostly on child labour for survival.

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