Child labor in sweatshops

India: Certified Textile Mills Reported to Have Child and Forced Labor – ICN

The report “Flawed Fabrics” of the India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN) and SOMO documents child labor and ‘modern slavery’ in certified spinning mills in southern India.

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.

Iran: Forgotten children – human trafficking & child labor – Iran Focus

There are many pressing humanitarian issues in the Middle East, but one that is often overlooked and under reported is the issue of child labor. Throughout the Middle East, and in fact much of the world, child labor is a critical issue involving …See…