PUERTO VALLARTA - Mexico continues to grapple with the grim reality of child labor, with girls, boys, and adolescents being subjected to its most severe forms, such as sexual exploitation and involvement in drug production and trafficking. Despite the efforts to curb this menace, a recent report by the United States government suggests that only “moderate progress” has been made by the Mexican authorities.
The Report on Child Labor and Forced Labor released by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) indicates a troubling figure of approximately 866,300 children and adolescents engaged in perilous activities like domestic . . .