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Top : Society : Issues : Children, Youth and Family : Child Labor (19 web sites)
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Abuses Against Child Domestic Workers in El Salvador
Documents the situation of girls in El Salvador that work as domestics, a form of labor that makes them particularly vulnerable to physical abuse and sexual harassment.
http://www.hrw.org/reports/2004/elsalvador0104/

Child Labor and Society
This site seeks to move beyond just saying "child labor is wrong", to understand the social conditions that lead to children being forced to work.
http://www.sadashivan.com/Childlabourandsociety/

Child Labor in Pakistan
Pakistan has recently passed laws greatly limiting child labor and indentured servitude, but those laws are universally ignored, and some 11 million children, aged four to fourteen, keep that country's factories operating, often working in brutal and squalid conditions. (Atlantic Monthly)
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/199602/pakistan

Christian Morality: Issue on Child Labor
Tackles the issue on Child Labor especially in the Philippines, where an estimated 2 million children are compelled to work. It relates the problems caused by child labor, some analysis, and advocacy against the issue.
http://www.angelfire.com/ab2/relgroup/

Free The Children
Addresses the issue of child labor in developing countries.
http://www.freethechildren.com/

Global March Against Child Labor
Child labor condemns millions of children around the world to a life of servitude. Reports, papers and details of the Global March Against Child Labor which took place in 1998.
http://www.globalmarch.org/

Helping Hands
A website exploring the complex problem of child-labor in India. Includes many pictures.
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/children/working/index.htm

North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks
Offers parents, employers, and educators a resource on assigning agricultural jobs to children 7 to 16 years of age.
http://www.nagcat.org/

Project Mala
An action programme for the elimination of child labour in the hand knotted carpet industry in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India.
http://www.projectmala.org.uk/

South Africa: Children's Constitutional Rights
The new Constitution gave children rights which they should use to prepare themselves for the challenges of the future.
http://www.pangaea.org/street_children/africa/safrica3.htm

Tainted Harvest: Child Labor and Obstacles to Organizing on Ecuador's Banana Plantations
Report by Human Rights Watch examines child banana workers in Ecuador as the victims of serious human rights abuses.
http://www.hrw.org/reports/2002/ecuador/

The History Place: Child Labor in America
Sixty photographs by Lewis W. Hine the investigative photographer who worked for the Child Labor Bureau.
http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/

Turning a Blind Eye: Hazardous Child Labor in El Salvador’s Sugarcane Cultivation
A report on child labor in the sugarcane plantations of El Salvador.
http://hrw.org/reports/2004/elsalvador0604/