Posts Tagged: child labor

What’s Behind Your Cup of Tea?
May 15, 2019

What’s Behind Your Cup of Tea?

70,000 cups of tea are consumed globally every second! As the world’s top beverage after water, learn how this massive industry is key in combatting unfair labor practices.

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Forced Begging
August 8, 2017

Forced Begging

The human trafficking industry is commonly associated with secrecy: operations occur underground, behind the scenes, hidden from the public eye. There is, however, at least one type of human trafficking in plain sight. The victims of forced child begging will interact with anyone whose path crosses theirs.

Sustained Effort to Eliminate Child Slavery
November 24, 2014

Sustained Effort to Eliminate Child Slavery

10696263_1515703668678354_3614213108823739386_n Four years ago, I attended a forum in Washington, DC, sponsored by the International Labour Organization (ILO), entitled A …

July 18, 2013

Child Forced Labor Part I: The Mining Industry

This blog is the first in a three part series discussing the overlooked topic of child forced labor in large …

March 12, 2013

2 Forced Labor Campaigns that Made a Difference

With the rise of international watchdog groups and human rights organizations, corporate responsibility can no longer be an afterthought for …

February 7, 2013

The Problem with Cotton: Child Labor in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is the world’s third largest exporter of raw cotton, earning the country an estimated $1 billion a year in …