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Progress Made Toward Ending Child Labor, Millions Still Exploited
Progress Made Toward Ending Child Labor, Millions Still Exploited

By: EthicsDaily Staff
While significant progress has been made since 2000 to reduce worker exploitation and child labor around the globe, "the pace of progress has slowed in recent years," a federal government report said.

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40 Million Enslaved Globally; 152 Million Children in Child Labor
40 Million Enslaved Globally; 152 Million Children in Child Labor

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Of the 40.3 million people enslaved globally, nearly three-fourths of them are females. On top of that, 151.6 million children are subjected to child labor. These are the findings of two new reports.

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Child Labor Exploitation Not Often Easy to Recognize
Child Labor Exploitation Not Often Easy to Recognize

By: Elizabeth Goatley
When we think about labor trafficking, we often think about adults forced into exploitation. Children are victims of labor trafficking too. And the signs of those being exploited can be difficult to recognize.

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How Your Church Can Help End Child Labor
How Your Church Can Help End Child Labor

By: Marilyn Turner-Triplett
Child labor robs children of the gift of childhood, decimates families and communities and destabilizes the efforts of developing nations to reach their economic potential. What can your church do about it?

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Why Child Labor Isn't Always Bad
Why Child Labor Isn't Always Bad
The working conditions for many child laborers are unsatisfactory and inhumane, but it's healthy in some communities for children to be part of the work cycle.
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Crunch Time: Nestle Urged to Improve Ethics
Crunch Time: Nestle Urged to Improve Ethics
A movement founded by a Baptist minister is taking on chocolate giant Nestle, urging the company to ensure its cocoa is free from child trafficking and forced child labor.
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