Child Labor

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Child Labor "In response to U.S. Congressional mandates, ILAB created the Child Labor Study Group in 1993. At first it produced two major reports on international child labor. The first report, "By the Sweat and Toil of Children: The Use of Child Labor in American Imports", published in September 1994, reviewed the countries and industries that export to the United States products produced by child labor. The second report, "By the Sweat and Toil of Children: The Use of Child Labor in U.S. Agricultural Imports & Forced and Bonded Child Labor," released in1995, examined children working to produce agricultural products exported to the United States and children working under forced labor conditions, such as bonded (or slave) labor and forced prostitution."
Child Labor "The fight against child labour has been a priority for the International Labour Organization (ILO) since its inception in 1919. Twelve international labour Conventions have been adopted by ILO member States which have a direct bearing on child labour. Since the early nineties the ILO has mounted a major offensive against it through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) by assisting member States in the implementation of national policy and programmes to solve child labour problems."
Global Child Labor Written by the General Secretary of the Danish Youth Council. - Hans Stavnager
   
ILO's Governing Body Document on Child Labor A major policy document describing the problems of child labor in the world today.
International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (IPEC) Information on the aims of the ILO describing priority target groups, strategy, partner organizations and geographical coverage.
   
UNICEF "A set of UNICEF issue and background papers at the International Conference on Child Labour, Oslo, 27-30 October 1997, offers an overview of child labour, and deals with social mobilization and the interrelationships between child labour and education."