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TAKE ACTION NOW! Hershey's Chocolate Company Stop Using Child Labor!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, safety, child labor, Child Labor, rights, education, crime, activists, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 128 days ago - change.org
70% of the worlds cocoa is farmed by children. In 2002 (11 years ago) Hershey's said that they would stop using child labor in 2012. But when it was 2012, they said they'd stop in 2020. We can't wait that long!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Child Farmworkers From Hazardous Working Conditions
Society & Culture  (tags: children, law, culture, ethics, children, society, child labor, safety, world, politics, americans )

Cal
- 203 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, as many as 500,000 children are employed in U.S. fields, and there are no set limits on how many hours they can work, so long as they don't work during school hours
Kabul's 'Unnoticed' Child Workers
Society & Culture  (tags: media, world, children, abuse, law, politics, child labor, Afghanistan, society, family, ethics )

Cal
- 1006 days ago - cnn.com
A new documentary examines the child labor problem in Afghanistan's capital
ACTION ALERT: Child Labor Isn't Sporting - End Human Trafficking
Society & Culture  (tags: Child Labor, Human Trafficking, Children Rights )

Ingrid Of
- 1383 days ago - humantrafficking.change.org
Children as young as three have been seen working in dangerous piles of rubble on a construction project that has already killed at least 45 people, including a two-year-old girl. Pre-school aged children rake pebbles into bags ...
OUTRAGEOUS! India's Child Coal Miners
Society & Culture  (tags: children, LABOR, child labor, society, ethics, family, culture, crime, politics, law, government, child, corruption, rights, news, safety, world, humans )

Cal
- 1399 days ago - csmonitor.com
Children as young as 7 mine coal under deplorable conditions in northeastern India, where local authority overrules national laws against such practices.
A Childhood Spent Scavenging (Burma)
Society & Culture  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Child Labor, Poverty )

Ben
- 1781 days ago - irrawaddy.org
Twelve-year-old Maung Chan Thar has only known poverty despite having a name that means "master of wealth." His parents gave him the name in the belief that it would bring good fortune to their eldest son...
Gap Acts Over Indian Child Labour
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, child labor, gap, society, humans, rights, world, crime )


- 2438 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Retailer Gap has pledged to "do more" to eradicate child labour after it emerged one of its Indian suppliers had been employing children as young as 10. The US firm will donate $200,000 to improve factory conditions in India as well as tighten up its own
The History Place - Child Labor in America
Society & Culture  (tags: child labor, history, USA, children, ethics, photo essay )

Blue
- 2707 days ago - historyplace.com
In 1909, Lewis W. Hine published the first of many photo essays depicting working children at risk. In these photographs, the essence of wasted youth is apparent in the sorrowful and even angry faces of his subjects. Some of his images, such as the young
   

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