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The Department of Labor's 2002 Findings
on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

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The Department of Labor's 2002 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor was prepared in response to a child labor reporting requirement under the Trade and Development Act of 2000. Under this act, trade beneficiary countries and territories are required to implement their international commitments to eliminate the worst forms of child labor.

The report presents information on the nature and extent of the problem in 146 countries and territories and the efforts being made by their governments to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The Bureau of International Labor Affairs’ International Child Labor Program (ICLP) collected data from a wide variety of sources, including the State Department, U.S. embassies and consulates, foreign governments, nongovernmental organizations and international agencies. In addition, bureau staff conducted field visits to many of the countries covered in the report.

Print version: 509 pages. 2003.

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