Child Labor Coalition

Name of Organization Behind

Child Labor Coalition

Year of Launch

Sectors

General

Regions

Global

Sub Categories

Child Labour

Issues Addressed

Human Rights, Labour

Objective

The Child Labor Coalition aim to promote health, safety, education and well-being for working minors. Pursuing an end to child labor exploitation.

Content

The Child Labor Coalition believes that no child, regardless of race, sex, nationality, religion, economic status, place of residence, or occupation, should be exploited. Exploitative child labor is defined as employment (whether in the formal or informal sector; whether paid or unpaid) that is coerced, forced, bonded, slave, or otherwise known to be unfair in wages, injurious to the health and safety of children, and/or obstructs a child’s access to education or impairs educational attainment.

The coalition is involved in the following activities:

  1. testifying before state and federal legislatures and agencies on child labor
  2. presenting comments in response to regulatory initiatives
  3. hosting conferences, forums, and briefings
  4. creating and distributing educational and public awareness materials
  5. initiating research
  6. conducting campaigns and media events