Two million of Colombian children work

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Two million of Colombian children work, said a report of Bienestar Familiar, a government organization for the protection of the family and the Administrative National Statistic Department of Colombia (DANE). The report found also that 12% of children among 5 and 17 years old do not attend school due to poverty, while 18% of the Colombian children among 5 and 7 yeard old is working. From this 18% total, 50% works outside and the other half works at home about 15 hours per day. The numbers have alert the goverment that is planning already strategies to fight this social problem.

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