Child Labour


Bickerstaff, Linda. Modern-Day Slavery. Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2010. Print.
306.362 BIC   

Crofts, Andrew. The Little Hero: One Boy's Fight for Freedom: Iqbal Masih's Story. London: Vision Paperbacks, 2006. Print.
362.76 CRO

Ennew, Judith. Exploitation of Children. Austin, TX: Raintree/Steck-Vaughn, 1997. Print.
305.23 ENN

Hart, Joyce. Human Trafficking. Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2009. Print.
364.15 HAR

Manheimer, Ann, ed. Child Labor and Sweatshops. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2006. Print.
331.31 CHI

Parr, Joy. Labouring Children: British Immigrant Apprentices to Canada, 1869-1924. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 1994. Print.
331.310971 PAR

Ross, Robert J.S. Slaves to Fashion: Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004. Print.
331.25 ROS

Springer, Jane. Listen to Us:  The Worlds Working Children. Toronto, ON: Douglas & McIntyre, 1997. Print.
331.31 SPR

Tenaglia-Webster, Maria ed. Slavery. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2009. Print.
306.362 SLA

Wiener, Gary, ed. Child Labor. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2009. Print.
331.31 CHI


It Takes a Child: Craig Kielburger’s Story: A Journey into Child Labour.
Meet Craig Kielburger, his life was changed after reading about the murder of a child laborer. Since then he has travelled world-wide in his fight to put child labour on the international agenda. He has also has created an organization (Free the Children) to help less fortunate children around the world.
331.31 ITT

Web Sites:

Anti-Slavery International
This site advocates for the eradication of slavery and other forms of forced labour and slavery-like practices around the world.

Child Labor
A paper presented by Christopher Udry of Yale University. Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 856

Child Labor Coalition
The Child Labor Coalition exists to serve as a national network for the exchange of information about child labor; provide a forum and a unified voice on protecting working minors and ending child labor exploitation; and develop public education and promote progressive initiatives.

Child Labor: Cornell University

Child Labor Public Education Project

Child Labour Guide
Search: child labor

Child Rights International Network

Enter the words “child labor” in the Search CorpWatch box

Eliminating Child Labour in Mining and Quarrying

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada – Child Labour

Free the Children – Child Labour

Global March Against Child Labor

Globalization and the Economics of Child Labor
An essay by Eric V. Edmonds of Dartmouth College

GoodWeave works to end illegal child labor in the carpet industry and to offer educational opportunities to children in South Asia. 

Human Rights Watch
See “Children’s Rights” under “Browse by Topic” at the bottom of the page.

IHS Child Slave Labor News

Images of Child Labour: Photography for Social Change

International Initiative To End Child Labor

International Labour Organization
Under the “Topics” heading see “Child Labour”

International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC)

Know Child Labor – the International Center on Child Labor and Education

Poverty Alleviation and Child Labor

Stop Child Labour

Stop the Traffik
This is a group of different organizations that are spreading the word about human trafficking, reaching activists all over the world. Many involved in human trafficking are children. These children are forced to work for little or no compensation. 

The Effects of Globalization on Child Labor in Developing Countries

United Nations Children’s Fund


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Terms to consider when conducting your search: (Incomplete list: merely suggestions)
• child slavery
• child labour
• child labor
• child slaves
• children and forced labor
• child labor and China – searching child labor in a specific country
• child labor and Africa – searching child labor on a specific continent