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Switzerland: Marking Progress against Child Labor (Report) – ILO

A new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO), Marking progress against child labor, says that the global number of child laborers has declined by one third since 2000, from 246 million to 168 million. But even the latest improved rate of decline is not enough to achieve the goal of eliminating the worst forms of child labor by 2016.


USA-Global: 3 reports on global child and forced labor – USDOL

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced the release of three revised reports on global child labor and forced labor that were prepared by the department’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs. At an event to …DOL News Re…


Global: Emily Grant Awards Announced for Spring 2012 – IIECL

The International Initiative to End Child Labor (IIECL) and the Emily Sandall Foundation are pleased to announce this year’s recipients for Emily grants. A total of 20 awards will be made, ten higher than originally planned. The selection process was extremely difficult and involved a longer than expected process due to the huge response ofRead the Rest…


USA (Colorado): Summit Cove Elementary Students Petition to End Child Labor at Foxconn – SummitDaily.com

Summit County, Colorado – We the students of Summit Cove Elementary are in a exhibition group with the topic of child labor, and we think that it is a travesty for children to be forced to work in horrible conditions. Our research indicates child labor occurs in every country in the world, including the UnitedRead the Rest…


Global: FACTBOX-Products made worldwide by forced adult labor, child labor – TrustLaw

FACTBOX-Products made worldwide by forced adult labor, child labor TrustLaw By Lisa Anderson NEW YORK (TrustLaw) – Goods produced around the world involving child labor or forced labor are listed in the 2011 report by the US Department of Labor’s Bur…