Join NCL’s Child Labor Coalition for a Congressional Briefing
US Policy and its Impact on Child Labor and Trafficking with 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi
In cooperation with the Congressional Caucus on Human Trafficking
When: Friday, June 16, 2017 | 1pm – 2pm
Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2172
Please join the Child Labor Coalition, the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking, and the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation, for a briefing in honor of the World Day Against Child Labor (June 12), featuring Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi. The briefing will discuss child labor, child slavery, and child trafficking, and explore solutions that will help eliminate these blights on society. Mr. Satyarthi will speak on the need to protect children from child labor in times of crises.
Keynote: Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
- Ana Flores, Recently a child worker in North Carolina’s tobacco fields
- Jo Becker, Advocacy Director of the Children’s Rights Division, Human Rights Watch
- Kevin Willcutts, Deputy Director of the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs, the Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking
Satyarthi has been a tireless advocate of children’s rights for over three decades, and recently launched the 100 Million for 100 Million Campaign – history’s largest global youth-for-youth mobilization. He has liberated more than 86,000 children from exploitation and developed a successful model for their education and rehabilitation. In 2014, he was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with Malala Yousafzai.