Global Child Labor Increased in 2020

Global Child Labor Increased in 2020

Child labor increased in 2020 despite decades of efforts to reduce unsafe, exploitative labor practices, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report published Sept. 29. Of the 233 million working children in the world in 2020, 160 million were in conditions of...
152M Remain in Child Labor Worldwide

152M Remain in Child Labor Worldwide

There are 152 million children in conditions of child labor worldwide, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s annual report published Sept. 30. Of this total, 73 million are working in hazardous conditions and 25 million in situations of forced labor. These...
What You and Your Church Can Do to Stop Child Labor

What You and Your Church Can Do to Stop Child Labor

“Child labor in the U.S.? That doesn’t happen here.” “I don’t contribute to that.” “I can’t do anything to stop it.” These are common statements I hear because child labor trafficking isn’t discussed much in the United States. Most of us think it happens in...