Developing Countries: Children

Department for International Development written question – answered on 29th March 2017.

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Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies Conservative, Eastleigh

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to tackle child exploitation in developing countries.

Photo of James Wharton James Wharton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

Protecting children is at the very heart of my department’s work. We have increased our efforts to directly tackle the exploitation of children, combatting the worst forms of child labour as part of the Prime Minister’s Modern Slavery agenda, and seeking to prevent violence and abuse against children in every setting.

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