Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Armenian parliament ratifies Geneva child labour convention

22 Mar 05

Yerevan, 22 March:
The Armenian National Assembly today ratified the Geneva Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour.

Submitting the document, Armenian Minister of Labour and Social Security Agvan Vardanyan said that the convention is aimed at banning child trade, child prostitution, compulsory child labour and the use of children in armed conflicts.

The convention also provides for rehabilitation actions for children suffering from the aforesaid crimes.

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