July 21, 2021
Factory Fire Reveals Bangladesh’s Child Labor Problem
By Samaya Anjum
Child workers were among the casualties of the July 8 fire, shedding terrible light on an all-too-common problem.
September 13, 2019
India’s Miners of Glittery Mica Deadlocked in Debt Traps
By Peter Bengtsen and Peter Bengtsen
After years of increasing attention to child labor, debt traps and risks of bondage are under-reported but widespread.
July 25, 2019
Mired in Poverty, Afghans Bring Their Children to Work
By Rahim Faiez
Despite billions in aid, Afghanistan remains trapped in poverty.
August 04, 2016
India's New Child Labor Law: Billed to Fail
By Neeta Lal
Child labor is India's worst-kept secret, and a new law will do little to change that.
May 18, 2015
‘Cheap and Trendy’ Fashion Comes at a Price
By Kyla Ryan
The rise of “fast fashion” is influencing labor standards in Asia and elsewhere.
February 17, 2015
Rising Child Labor Abuse in the Philippines
By Mong Palatino
The country has much more work to do to overcome the problem of child labor.
February 25, 2014
Nepal: One of The Worst Places To Be a Child?
By Kiran Nazish
Although child labor is illegal in Nepal, 1.6 million children are in the workforce. Girls have it the worst.