While this section focuses primarly on child labor issues today, there are links to information regarding abuses to adult female immigrants worldwide as well.
Still Today. . .Child Labor Exists in Indonesia. . .
A 15-year-old boy sells traditional cooking tools called "Ulekan," tools made of stone or cement and used to crush spices for cooking. Many children work because of their economic situation. They are forced to quit school and work to earn money for their families. By selling these cooking tools, this child could earn 30.000 to 50.0000 Rupiah (3-5 US dollars) per day.
Bandung, Indonesia. 2007. By Henri Ismail @ flickr
Photographs and text reveal the plight of children around the world who are forced to work, many of them in harmful industries such as prostitution and forced military service, by their families and government.
Provides a comprehensive overview of human trafficking, drawing on U.S. and international primary source documents to explore the suffering caused by human trafficking, the financial and cultural conditions that contribute to it, the efforts of the United Nations and national governments to stop it, and other related topics.
Book Child labor and sweatshops
Mary E. Williams, book editor ; David Bender, publisher ; Bruno Leone, executive editor ; Bonnie Szumski, editorial director ; Brenda Stalcup, managing editor ; Scott Barbour, senior editor.
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Contains seventeen essays in which the authors present a wide range of viewpoints on the issue of child labor and sweatshops; and includes a bibliography and a list of relevant organizations.