Millions of children risk pain, sickness, injury, and even death to produce goods and services for the global economy.Read More
Central American children fleeing serious threats face formidable obstacles in applying for asylum in Mexico.
Human Rights Watch has documented wide discrepancies between Mexican law and practice. By law, Mexico offers protection to those who face risks to their lives or safety if returned to their countries of origin. But less than 1 percent of children who are apprehended by Mexican immigration authorities are recognized as refugees, according to Mexican government data.
The United States government and tobacco companies are failing to protect teenage children from hazardous work in tobacco farming, Human Rights Watch said today, in a report and video.
The Philippine government is failing to protect children who dig and dive for gold in dangerous small-scale mines.Read More