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...
Report: Global Child Labor Remains High in 2017

Report: Global Child Labor Remains High in 2017

From cellphones to chocolate desserts and sushi to shoes, many products reaching the global marketplace are connected to forms of child labor and forced labor. More than two-thirds of the world’s children who work do so in conditions categorized as “child labor,” with...

5 Ways to Reduce the Demand for Labor Trafficking

A truck parks in a Wal-Mart parking lot in San Antonio in July’s blistering heat. A man desperate for water makes it inside the store asking for a drink. It’s discovered that the truck is full of people. Eight are already dead, two more die later, and...