A senior official of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training said on Wednesday that around 30,000 Cambodian children had been rescued from the most serious forms of hard labour in the Kingdom over the past five years.
A further 180,000 had been prevented from being used as child workers and provided the opportunity to access education and skills training.
The Ministry of Economy and Finance this year provided the budget to directly help at least 400 children a year in efforts to end child labour by 2025, he added.
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