Some interesting web sites on child labor, child trafficking, and safe work for youth:

Child Labor Reports:

Accelerating action against child labour – ILO Global report on child labour 2010

Tulane University’s 2010 Report on Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector in West Africa.

Child Labor Education & Advocacy Sites:

The International Labour Organization’s International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour pursues policies and programs to reduce child labor around the world.

Child Labor Public Education Project is associated with the University of Iowa labor center. The site provides an overview of the child labor and its history.

Lewis Hines and Child Labor History
View child labor photos taken by Lewis Hines and read about the history of child labor advocacy in the U.S.

Child Labor First Person Accounts:

A Nigerian boy tells his story of domestic servitude.


ECPAT International-End Child Prostitution & Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes fights to help children to live free of child prostitution, child pornography, and child trafficking for sexual purposes.


The New York Times published a front-page article on children in U.S. agriculture in June 2010.

Teen Worker Safety

Read what a teen worker can and cannot do at the government’s YouthRules web site. The site provides information for young workers in each of the fifty states.

U.S. DOL publishes new rules to protect young workers from child labor.