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Child Labor Personal Experience: Growing Up in the Fields

by Jacqueline Aguilar, Child Labor Coalition intern   I grew up in a small rural area named

Joint Letter by Humanity United, Child Labor Coalition, and Valued Partners: Urgent Action Needed to Protect Children from Labor Exploitation

May 1, 2023 As organizations working to address human trafficking and labor exploitation, we are

Iowa’s Child Labor Bill Turns Priorities Upside Down

By Mike Owen, Common Good Iowa Posted on February 9, 2023 at 12:01 PM by Mike Owen A new proposal

My Path from Strawberry and Blueberry Fields to College

By Alma Hernandez Imagine being a five-year-old child; happy and carefree. The age where you either

US Should Protect Young Farmworkers–Lawmakers, Labor Department Need to Act

Margaret Wurth Senior Researcher, Children’s Rights Division [This piece originally appeared

Reflections on the “5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour” in Durban, South Africa, May 15-20, 2022

The recently-concluded, week-long “5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour” in