Children in the Fields
Statistics, FAQs, and videos about children who work in agriculture. From the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs, a group trying “to improve the quality of life for migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families.”
Offers information on consumer campaigns, legislation,
and child labor in the US and around the world.
Against Child Labour
Provides news and information about international activism against child labor. From Global March Against Child Labour, a group dedicated “to set[ting] children free from servitude”.
School of Public Health Gallery: Stolen Dreams
Consists of photographs and brief information of children
from around the world who must work to survive. From the Harvard
School of Public Health.
Watch: Children’s Rights – Child Labor
Has an introduction to the issue of child labor plus
links to the latest news, international legal standards, children’s
rights publications, and related web sites. From Human Rights Watch,
an organization based in the U.S. that is “dedicated to protecting
the human rights of people around the world.”
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour
Links to fact sheets on issues like child labour in agriculture,
the use of children in armed conflict, child labour in mining, child
trafficking, and more. From the International Labour Organization,
an agency of the United Nations that “seeks the promotion
of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour
Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking (OCFT) Publications
Provides frequently asked questions, publications &
reports, and links to related web sites. Also includes an assessment
of the problem and child labor laws in 16 different countries. From
the Bureau of International Labor Affairs, a division of the U.S.
Department of Labor.
UNICEF - Child Protection from Violence, Exploitation and Abuse
Fact sheets on child labour, trafficking, and commercial sexual exploitation. From the United Nations Children's Fund, an organization “mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.”
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