Child Labor

Is Child labor ever okay?

Backround

  • In Yemen, more than a million children have to work just to stay alive.


  • Examines the lives of the nearly 10,000 Pakistani children who make a living scavenging through garbage and trash heaps in search of valuable items. At risk for contracting serious medical afflictions or disease.


  • Child trafficking and forced labor are grievous human rights violations.


  • Trafficked youths, some as young as 4 years old, may be subjected to beatings, starvation, 14- to 18-hour workdays, and other inhumane working conditions.