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Thousands of Indonesian children exploited for sex trade: ILO

  • The Jakarta Post

JAKARTA | Fri, June 12 2009 | 10:28 am

PREMIUM The global economic crisis has forced a greater number of children into the workforce, particularly girls, many of whom are exploited for commercial sex, the International Labor Organization said
Thursday. “Recent global estimates indicate the number of child workers had been falling. But the financial crisis that began in late 2008 is threatening to erode this progress,” Patric...