A new interactive photo exhibit featuring the work of U.R. Romano examines the child labor hidden in the supply chains of popular products we all use.
Today is Universal Children’s Day - a chance to think about what childhood means, and what we owe our children.
Two photographs - one hundred years apart. Child labor is still a reality in U.S. fields, due to a crucial loophole in the law.
Ginning up the fears of his base, President Trump fantasizes about a caravan of asylum-seekers “invading” the country, a threat he is apparently prepared to meet by wasting the time and resources of active-duty military personnel. But who are these people really? Drug-dealers and murderers, or families fleeing gang violence?
The Courts and Congress should hold Trump and his coterie accountable. Despite their protestations, this isn’t policy for the benefit of America’s security, this is criminal behavior that should not go unpunished.
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People claw coal out of the ground by hand in Jharkand state in northern India. The health and educational impacts on the lives of poor children can hardly be overstated.
Each day in India, 180 children go missing, stolen and trafficked into child labor. Two out of three of them will never be found.
"If the sounds of gunshots were generated into song sales, Baltimore would’ve gone triple platinum by now." -Kondwani Fidel
In rural Uttar Pradesh, one woman challenges men to cover their faces with veils and then successfully execute their work.
According to official figures, over 100,000 women and 50,000 children remain untraced across India. Rupa Devi and her two daughters are one of the latest missing person cases dismissed by local police.
Naresh Biswas, a community activist, has been working tirelessly with the Baigas of Baigachak for over two decades and has persuaded 700 families to return to their traditional farming and food cultures.
Trailer for a 64-minute documentary film on the life's work of Sumedha Kailash, wife of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who has spent forty years rescuing children from bonded labor and child marriage.
In the course of fifteen years of filming in sub-Saharan Africa, South America, Mexico, India and Nepal, it is impossible not to notice that year after year, official development assistance funding dribbles in too little and too late.
Aloys Otieno and Vincent Oramisi of the Undugu Society explain how they train former street kids in a profession so that they can support themselves.
Students from the Broad Meadows School in Quincy, MA donate a day's work landscaping, painting, and doing odd jobs for neighbors to raise money for the education of scholarship students in the Kenya Schoolhouse program through Operation Day's Work.
A profile of six students supported by the Kenyan Schoolhouse program (kenyanschoolhouse.org) at the Kimana Secondary School, a provincial high school located near Mount Kilimanjaro in southeastern Kenya.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a South African human rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame in the 1980's for his opposition to apartheid for which he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
Thirteen-year-old Elenaide (not her real name) is serving a prison sentence for smuggling drugs in Campo Grande, Brazil. Interviewer: Patricia Nascimento
Kenyan Schoolhouse alum Elizabeth graduates from Kenyatta University with an education degree specializing in geography and business. Congratulations, Elizabeth!!!