#Child labor

  • Article: Extreme Poverty Is Forcing Afghan Children to Give Up Their Education to Work

    Extreme Poverty Is Forcing Afghan Children to Give Up Their Education to Work

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 24, 2019

    Over 2 million Afghan children are forced to perform child labor due to rampant extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: Your Favorite Hazelnut Products Might Come From Syrian Refugee Child Labor

    Your Favorite Hazelnut Products Might Come From Syrian Refugee Child Labor

    By Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2019

    The companies that profit off of this state of affairs could insist on stronger labor protections. Read more

  • Article: Indian Garment Industry Vows to Stop Abusive Child Labor

    Indian Garment Industry Vows to Stop Abusive Child Labor

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2019

    Globally, 218 million children are engaged in labor of some kind. Read more

  • Article: M&M Parent Company Commits $1 Billion to Stop Child Labor and Other Injustices

    M&M Parent Company Commits $1 Billion to Stop Child Labor and Other Injustices

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 20, 2018

    “The cocoa supply chain as it works today is broken.” Read more

  • Article: Child Labor Is Most Rampant in These 5 Regions, New Report Shows

    Child Labor Is Most Rampant in These 5 Regions, New Report Shows

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 16, 2017

    Children continue to toil their childhoods away in dangerous conditions. Read more

  • Article: Child Workers in India Are Making Pickles and Fireworks Before They Even Turn 6

    Child Workers in India Are Making Pickles and Fireworks Before They Even Turn 6

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 28, 2017

    "What we see is just the tip of the iceberg." Read more

  • Article: 1 in 4 Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon Work 10-Hour Days

    1 in 4 Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon Work 10-Hour Days

    By Meghan Werft|Dec. 16, 2016

    These are unacceptable statistics. Read more

  • Video: Right words, wrong order: what you need to know about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

    Right words, wrong order: what you need to know about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

    By Katherine Curtiss |U.S. Fund for UNICEF|April 14, 2016

    Powerful video shows why children need recognized rights. Read more