International Child Labor

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

Webpages on this Topic

The Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking - The Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking’s efforts and activities include research and publication of major reports on international child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking; funding and oversight of projects to eliminate exploitive child labor and forced labor around the world; and assistance in the development and implementation of U.S. government policy on international child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking issues.

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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 links to other sources of information about child labor.