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Youth & Labor

International Child Labor

The Department of Labor and other federal government agencies sponsor many efforts to end abusive child labor abroad. The Department's Bureau of International Labor Affair's (ILAB) program created in 1993 in response to a Congressional request to investigate and report on abusive child labor around the world.

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The International Child Labor Program
The International Child Labor Program's efforts and activities include research and reporting on international child labor, administering grants to organizations engaged in efforts to eliminate child labor, and working to raise public awareness and understanding of the child labor issue.

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UNICEF
Part of the United Nations system, UNICEF's mandate and mission is to advocate for children's rights and help meet their needs. This site includes information on myths about child labor and links to other sources of information about child labor.