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Ending Child Labor: The Dirty Business of Cleaning Up Supply Chains

Skoll Foundation | Posted 06.11.2016 | Impact
Skoll Foundation

Made by Children. Instead of Made in China or Made in India, what if this was the label inside the neatly stacked sweaters on a department store shelf?

Top 10 Child Labor Stories of 2015

Sally Greenberg | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
Sally Greenberg

There were plenty of ups and downs in the fight against child labor this year. With an estimated 168 million children still trapped in exploitative labor, including 85 million doing hazardous work, we have an ambitious agenda ahead of us in 2016. Here are 10 highs and lows from 2015.

Getting Afghan Girls Off Weaving Looms and Into Schools

Skoll Foundation | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Skoll Foundation

According to the International Labour Organization, there are 168 million child laborers, forced to sacrifice their youth and their education. In Afghanistan, UNICEF estimates that as many as one in three school-age children are put to work, many of them weaving rugs for Western retailers.

How Your Carpet Choice Can Improve Child Labor Standards

Julia Moulden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Julia Moulden

How can you tell if that gorgeous handmade rug you have your eye on (or that's underfoot right now) was made without child labour?

What Knot To Do

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

GoodWeave is ending child trafficking and slavery by certifying that the rugs and carpets under our feet are not woven or knotted by little hands.

Do You Know Who Made Your Rug?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Is there pain and strife sewn into one of your rugs? With GoodWeave, a new social-responsibility certification, you'll know the moral fabric of your rug down to every single fiber.