Fifty-nine years after Congress outlawed child labor in its most onerous forms, underage children still toil in fields and factories scattered across America.
Child labor condemns millions of children around the world to a life of servitude. Reports, papers and details of the Global March Against Child Labor which took place in 1998.
Tackles the issue on Child Labor especially in the Philippines, where an estimated 2 million children are compelled to work. It relates the problems caused by child labor, some analysis, and advocacy against the issue.
CWC works with local governments, community and working children themselves to implement viable, comprehensive, sustainable and appropriate solutions in partnership , so that children do not have to work.
CWA is a network of individuals involved in the child labour movement in various countries in Asia. Recognizing that the most effective way to create change is through grass-roots involvement and local advocacy, CWA has worked over the last ten years to foster the development of child focused non government organizations across Asia.
Pakistan has recently passed laws greatly limiting child labor and indentured servitude, but those laws are universally ignored, and some 11 million children, aged four to fourteen, keep that country's factories operating, often working in brutal and squalid conditions. (Atlantic Monthly)
The new Constitution gave children rights which they should use to prepare themselves for the challenges of the future.
Working paper from the World Bank's Human Capital Development and Operations.
A team of 11 photographers who will be photographing the worlds of 11 child workers around the world. By photographing individual children within their families, communities, countries they hope to show behind the "child labor" label.
Links to the Free the Children organization, the home page of the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, The ILO's report on Child Labour Today: Facts and Figures, The ILO's photo essay on child labor.