Review of Child Labour Laws of Barbados
ensure access to free basic education and to vocational training for such children;
identify and reach out to children at special risk;
take into account the special needs of girls?
What programmes are there for sensitizing public opinion and mobilizing public support on child labour?
What awareness-raising programmes on child labour are targeted to labour inspectors, police officers, employers, trade unions, teachers and social workers?
What socio-economic programmes are intended to remedy the causes of child labour;
What programmes are in place for social security and family welfare of children at risk?
Are adequate financial and human resources provided to eliminate and prevent child labour? What more could be done?
ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
Has the State designated the competent authority responsible for the implementation of the Convention?
Has a national mechanism been established to monitor the implementation of national provisions for the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of legislation?
What are the institutions that administer the laws, policies and programmes relating to child labour? Are their roles and authority clearly defined? Are the institutions adequately resourced to implement the programmes?
Are labour inspectors trained to detect abuses in the employment or work of children and young people and to correct such abuses? Do they work in close cooperation with the services responsible for the education, training, welfare and guidance of children and young persons?
Is special attention paid to the enforcement of provisions concerning employment in hazardous types of employment or work and to the prevention of the employment of children and young persons during school hours?