Human Rights Watch Report Exposes “Fields of Peril”

Fields of Peril

Child Labor in US Agriculture

May 5, 2010

In this 99-page report Human Rights Watch found that child farmworkers risked their safety, health, and education on commercial farms across the United States. For the report, Human Rights Watch interviewed 59 children under age 18 who had worked as farmworkers in 14 states in various regions of the United States.