Many large corporations have built factories in developing countries such as China, where they can get away with paying workers little to nothing for long working hours and harsh working conditions. One company that came under fire for sweatshops was Nike, who moved their factories from the US to Taiwan, Vietnam, China and South Korea to bypass US working regulations. Campaigns spread word about Nike’s child labour and unethical practices, damaging their reputation and forcing them to repair…

Many large corporations have built factories in developing countries such as China, where they can get away with paying workers little to nothing for long working hours and harsh working conditions. One company that came under fire for sweatshops was Nike, who moved their factories from the US to Taiwan, Vietnam, China and South Korea to bypass US working regulations. Campaigns spread word about Nike’s child labour and unethical practices, damaging their reputation and forcing them to repair…

The good news: the number of child labourers has fallen by a third since 2000.   The bad news: 168 million boys and girls are still losing their childhoods by being forced to toil all day in adult jobs - AND, over half of them are in hazardous work.   #notochildlabour!   Video: http://youtu.be/VbkAoppuUwc Info: http://www.unicef.org/crc/index_30160.html

The good news: the number of child labourers has fallen by a third since 2000. The bad news: 168 million boys and girls are still losing their childhoods by being forced to toil all day in adult jobs - AND, over half of them are in hazardous work. #notochildlabour! Video: http://youtu.be/VbkAoppuUwc Info: http://www.unicef.org/crc/index_30160.html

Nike: Get them to stop using child labour. I need to look into this...is it true? If so, I've got to be part of the solution!!

Nike: Get them to stop using child labour. I need to look into this...is it true? If so, I've got to be part of the solution!!

A Child Labourer cleaned up for the photo  Read the article here http://flatrock.org.nz/topics/history/march_of_the_machine.htm

A Child Labourer cleaned up for the photo Read the article here http://flatrock.org.nz/topics/history/march_of_the_machine.htm

Child Labour Still Commonly Used for Colombian Coffee, Egyptian Cotton, More: US Department of Labour

Child Labour Still Commonly Used for Colombian Coffee, Egyptian Cotton, More: US Department of Labour

Abolishing Child Labour. By Pratima Belman Tantry. Read more: http://safeworldcommunity.net/profiles/blogs/abolishing-child-labour

Abolishing Child Labour. By Pratima Belman Tantry. Read more: http://safeworldcommunity.net/profiles/blogs/abolishing-child-labour

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