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Haiti - Social : More than 207,000 children exploited in domestic service (Video)
In his intervention Guerline Jean Louis indicated that an estimated 207,000 children in domestic service (restavek) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-16057-haiti-social-207-000-restaveks-of-less-than-15-years-exploited-in-the-country.html, which however specified that these are figures of 2015 insisting that "domesticity is not a job, it is exploitation".
Faced with this observation, she recognizes that her Ministry is powerless "there is indeed a law dating from June 5, 2003 relating to the prohibition and elimination of all forms of abuse, violence and exploitation, but unfortunately this law has no coercive measures, so it remains an administrative law."
Much work remains to be done. On the ground and in people's minds, as Cherly Aimée Register emphasizes, who travels the country and its most vulnerable areas for the Maurice Sixto Foundation, in order to educate families against child labor sent to the city. "The lack of family planning is one of the causes of domesticity," she explains, concluding, "a child in domestic service is a child whose rights are violated."
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