US report lauds Thai efforts to combat child labour

The US Department of Labour has upgraded Thailand to the “significant advancement” category for child labour after efforts in recent years have made progress in thwarting the harmful practice.

The department on 30 September released a report entitled Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labour 2014, which assessed the efforts of 140 countries worldwide to eliminate the worst forms of child labour, Labour Minister Gen Sirichai Dithakul said. 

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