|Outcome:||Working children and adolescents from the coffee-growing area of Jinotega are integrated into school.|
|Indicator:||4,500 working children and adolescents at risk in the coffee-growing area of Jinotega withdrawn from child labour by the end of 2009.|
This indicator contains the following key concepts:
What do we mean by child labour?
Child labour is any activity, involving the participation of children, whatever their employment status (salaried, self-employed, unpaid family work) or the provision of services, that prevents them from accessing, performing and remaining in education, is performed in hazardous environments, produces immediate or future negative effects, or is carried out in conditions that affect the psychological, physical, moral or social development of children.
Whether a particular form of “work” can be called “child labour” depends on the age of the child, the type and hours of work performed, the conditions under which it is carried out, and depending on these factors the following categories are established:
What kind of risk are we referring to in this context?
Children and adolescents at risk are those who, due to a series of family conditions or circumstances in which they live or are exposed to, threaten their school achievement and/or permanence:
What does withdrawal from child labour mean for us?
It refers to children and adolescents who are engaged in exploitative, hazardous or worst forms of child labour.