3 months Labor chief slams hiring of child combatants MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino The hiring of “child warriors” or minors recruited as child combatants is the “highest form” of wrongful child labor, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said. Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III(Keith Bacongco / MANILA BULLETIN) “Definitely, it is the highest form of wrongful child labor,” he said in an interview on the sidelines of the celebration of the World Day Against Child Labor 2019 on Saturday. “They are not only doing work. What they also do is fight the government as part of the rebellion,” Bello added. ... more