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World Day Against Child Labor

The Key To Ending Child Labor Is Helping Poor Families So Kids Aren't Forced To Work

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.12.2014 | Impact

The number of child laborers worldwide is finally on the decline, but there are still 168 million too many kids being forced to work around the world....

This World Cup Let's Work to End Child Labor

Gary Stahl | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Gary Stahl

The concern with protecting Brazilian children and adolescents from child labor during the World Cup is both legitimate and necessary.

Tens of Thousands of Haitian Children Are Trapped in Child Labor Nightmare

Anick Supplice Dupuy | Posted 06.12.2014 | Impact
Anick Supplice Dupuy

As the sun sets in the West, the sea beyond Port-au-Prince turns a dreamy orange. This view of the ocean from Haiti's downtown capital can seem tranquil, but for tens of thousands of restavek children dusk marks a deepening nightmare.

We Must Cut the Issue of Child Labor From Its Roots

Thomas Chandy | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact
Thomas Chandy

India, unfortunately, remains at the spotlight with the highest number of child laborers in the world -- an estimated 12.6 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 are engaged as laborers.

Skipping the First Step to End Child Labor?

Dr. Jody Heymann | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jody Heymann

Laws are not enough to end child labor -- we see that every time a new factory is found filled with children who should be in school. But making progress against child labor must begin with banning it.

On World Day Against Child Labor, Activists Fight To Keep Kids Out Of Factories

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact

Across the globe, 215 million children spend their days toiling in dingy factories, scrubbing homes and sitting perched on street corners selling craf...

5 Ways You Can Join The Fight To End Child Labor

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.13.2012 | Impact

Though “childhood” typically conjures up images of running around the playground and learning the fundamentals in grade school, for 215 million ki...

World Day Against Child Labor

Michaela Haas | Posted 08.12.2011 | Impact
Michaela Haas

On June 12, the international non-profit Lotus Outreach will celebrate 400 child workers in India who enrolled in school for the first time in their lives.