How You Can Help

Sometimes learning about the horrors of an act is not enough.

We need to take action to end it. So what can we do?

 

Participate in ILO sponsored World Day against Child Labour- June 12

The International Labor Organization has set the following goals to target to end child labor:

– provision of free and compulsory education;
– tackling barriers education;
– ensuring that children have access to a school and a safe and quality learning environment;
– providing catch up education opportunities for children and youth who have so far missed out on formal schooling;
– tackling the worldwide shortage of teachers and ensuring a properly trained and professional teaching force;
– enforcing laws on child labor and education in line with international standards;
– tackling poverty, and creating decent work for adults;
– raising public awareness to tackle child labor

 

Support the National Child Labor Committee

The National Child Labor Committee is a private non-profit organization in the United States that leads national child labor reforms.

Its goal is to promote ” “the rights, awareness, dignity, well-being and education of children and youth as they relate to work and working.”

 

 Donate to causes such as:

Goodweave

Goodweave works to end child labor in the weaving industry and offers educational opportunities to child in South Asia.

Forgotten Children

Forgotten Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to stopping child labor through education and microcredit loans.  The founder, Francoise Remington, created this organization after she personally witnessed working children in factories in South India.
 

Cry America

Global Movement for Children

The Global Movement for Children is the world-wide movement of organizations and people (including children) uniting efforts to build a world fit for children.

The United Nations Children’s Fund

UNICEF works to establish children’s rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour.

 

 

Spread Awareness

Talk to your family, your friends, your neighbors, your congressmen, your senator.

Awareness is the first step to change.

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