Steps that you can take to help reduce child labor around the world.

Donate to the Child Labor Coalition

Please support the Child Labor Coalition’s efforts to protect children from hazardous and exploitative labor around the world. Click on the blue icon to donate now.

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Please Support the Education for All Act

Today, over 60 million children around the world do not have access to basic education and of that number; almost 50 percent of them are expected to never enroll.  To help ensure that all children, regardless of where they were born, have access to a quality education by sending a letter to your Representative asking for their support of the Education for All Act introduced by Reps. Nita Lowey and Dave Reichert.

For more information on the issues surrounding worldwide access to quality education, please visit www.gce-us.org.… Read the rest

Let Congress know that you want it to ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child

The U.S. and Somalia are the only two nations that belong to the United Nations that have not ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), an international treaty that recognizes the basic rights that all children should enjoy. The 193 nations that have ratified the CRC have committed to act in the best interests of children. Over 40 specific rights are guaranteed and nations must report to the UN periodically about their successes and failures in achieving CRC goals.

To sign a Change.org petition, please go here.

In addition to the petition located here, please consider signing a second petition at the CRC site here.… Read the rest

Help Us End Child Slavery

Join Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi in his efforts to create movement towards ending child slavery. Please sign the petition here:

http://www.endchildslaveryweek.org/sign-petition/… Read the rest