October 25, 2014

Emily Grant Applications Being Accepted for Fall 2014 – IIECL

If you are a young person, teacher, school, youth or community group or NGO working with children and/or youth and need a small amount of funds to support a project idea to help end child labor, we want to hear your ideas. In collaboration with the Emily Sandall Foundation, the International Initiative to End Child Labor (IIECL) will be awarding up to five Emily grants in the fall of 2014. Applications are due by midnight November 25, 2014. Read more…

July 15, 2014

Global: Child Labor Issues Putting Companies on Notice – WSJ

The Morning Risk Report – Wall Street Journal – Samsung Electronics Co.’s admission it has child labor within its supplier network and the U.S. State Department’s recent demotions of Thailand, Malaysia and Venezuela to lowest-tier status for child and forced labor problems are serving as a wake-up call to multinational companies about cleaning up their own supply chains. Failing to weed out problems in their systems could lead to their bad behavior becoming front-page news, says the head of one organization fighting to eliminate child labor. “The hide-your-head-in-the-sand days are over,” said Diane Mull, executive director of the International Initiative on Exploitative Child Labor. Read more…

Emily Grant Applications Being Accepted for Fall 2014 – IIECL Global: Child Labor Activist Wins 2014 Nobel Peace Prize – IIECL Solomon Islands: Child Labor, Trafficking Common in the Pacific – Islands Business Lebanon: Child Labor in Lebanon – CASES (Video) Global: Child Labor Issues Putting Companies on Notice – WSJ