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 18 May 2013]|
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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.