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About Michael Bourdillon

Michael Bourdillon lives in Zimbabwe and is Professor Emeritus at the University of Zimbabwe. He has practical experience with street and working children, and has published several books and articles on children’s work.

Articles by Michael Bourdillon

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Working children: rights and wrongs

Many children improve their current and future lives through work. Programmes to protect working children should operate within the children’s interests, not ban them from their employment.

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