Interesting Sites

Some interesting web sites on child labor, child trafficking, and safe work for youth [please check CLC member links in our “Coalition Members” category in our “About Us” section]:

Child Labor History:

Check out these child labor photos from the past.

Child Labor Reports [many other reports can be found in our “documents” button on the right side of this page]:

CRS Report Examines U.S. Child Labor: History, Recent Policy Initiatives, Legislation.
The history of domestic child labor is examined in four periods of U.S. history, from the late 19th century through the 111th Congress ending in 2010, in a new report released Jan. 4, 2011 by the Congressional Research Service.

In December 2010, DOL released three reports on child labor and/or forced labor in foreign countries. Included in the release is the newly redesigned, ninth annual Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, a report mandated by the Trade and Development Act of 2000 that provides information on the efforts of certain U.S. trade beneficiary countries to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. This year’s report highlights the major findings related to each government’s efforts and includes country-specific suggestions for government action to combat these problems.

DOL also released ILAB’s update to its List of Goods Produced by Child or Forced Labor, which is mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005. The update adds 6 new goods and 12 new countries for a total of 128 goods from 70 countries that ILAB has reason to believe are produced by forced labor, child labor or both, in violation of international standards.… Read the rest