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2006 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - Saint Lucia

Publisher United States Department of Labor
Author Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Publication Date 31 August 2007
Cite as United States Department of Labor, 2006 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - Saint Lucia, 31 August 2007, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/48d7494ec.html [accessed 21 September 2014]
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Selected Statistics and Indicators on Child Labor
Gross primary enrollment rate in 2004:106%3623
Net primary enrollment rate in 2004:98%3624

Incidence and Nature of Child Labor

Children are trafficked to, from, and within Saint Lucia, often for prostitution.3625

Child Labor Laws and Enforcement

No changes have been recorded since the last reporting period regarding child labor laws and enforcement in Saint Lucia.*

Current Government Policies and Programs to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor

In October 2006, the IOM and the Gender Affairs Division of the Government of St. Lucia took part in a training to identify and aid victims of trafficking.3626

* For more information, please refer to the U.S. Department of Labor's 2005 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor.


3623 UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Gross Enrolment Ratio. Primary. Total, accessed December 20, 2006; available from http://stats.uis.unesco.org/.

3624 UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Net Enrolment Rate. Primary. Total, accessed December 20, 2006; available from http://stats.uis.unesco.org.

3625 U.S. Department of State, "Saint Lucia," in Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – 2006, Washington, DC, March 6, 2007, Section 5; available from http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2006/78904.htm.

3626 Ibid.

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