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    Child Labor and Society 
    This site seeks to move beyong just saying "child labor is wrong", to understand the social conditions that lead to children being forced to work.
    http://members.tripod.com/~sadashivan_nair/childlabourandsociety/index.html
    Child Labor and The Global Village: Photography for Social Change 
    A team of 11 photographers who will be photographing the worlds of 11 child workers around the world. By photographing individual children within their families, communities, countries they hope to show behind the "child labor" label.
    http://www.childlaborphotoproject.org/
    Child Labor Coalition 
    National US network for the exchange of information about child labor; providing a forum and a unified voice on protecting working minors and ending child labor exploitation; and developing informational and educational outreach to the public and pri
    http://www.stopchildlabor.org/
    Child Labor in India and USA 
    A student site comparing the cases of India and the United States with regard to child labor (especially Washington State) and advocating compulsory education and better schooling in India.
    http://www.geocities.com/connections_childlabor/
    Child Labor in Pakistan 
    Pakistan has recently passed laws greatly limiting child labor and indentured servitude, but those laws are universally ignored, and some 11 million children, aged four to fourteen, keep that country's factories operating, often working in brutal
    http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/96feb/pakistan/pakistan.htm
    Child Labor links 
    Links to the Free the Children organization, the home page of the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, The ILO's report on Child Labour Today: Facts and Figures, The ILO's photo essay on child labor.
    http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/EdModule/labor/childlabor.html
    Child Labor: Issues and Directions for the World Bank -- Contents 
    This paper proposes that the World Bank take stronger action - and outlines what to do and how - to help address the issue more pro-actively, partnering with others who share a similar concern about the damage to children, their development,
    http://wbln0018.worldbank.org/HDNet/HDdocs.nsf/f879b8f845ed3915852566500051f549/e4bcc001dba99537852566b1000a86fa?OpenDocument
    Child Labor: Issues, Causes and Intervention 
    Working paper from the World Bank's Human Capital Development and Operations.
    http://www.worldbank.org/html/extdr/hnp/hddflash/workp/wp_00056.html
    Child Workers in Asia 
    CWA is a network of individuals involved in the child labour movement in various countries in Asia. Recognizing that the most effective way to create change is through grass-roots involvement and local advocacy, CWA has worked over the last ten years
    http://www.cwa.tnet.co.th/
    Child Workers in Nepal 
    Site with extensive information on child labor in Nepal including a photo archive.
    http://www.cwin-nepal.org/
    Christian Morality: Issue on Child Labor 
    Tackles the issue on Child Labor especially in the Philippines, where an estimated 2 million children are compelled to work. It relates the problems caused by child labor, some analysis, and advocacy against the issue.
    http://www.angelfire.com/ab2/relgroup
    Concerned For Working Children, Karnataka state, India 
    CWC works with local governments, community and working children themselves to implement viable, comprehensive, sustainable and appropriate solutions in partnership , so that children do not have to work.
    http://www.workingchild.org/
    Free The Children 
    Addresses the issue of child labor in developing countries.
    http://www.freethechildren.org/
    Global March Against Child Labor 
    Child labor condemns millions of children around the world to a life of servitude. Reports, papers and details of the Global March Against Child Labor which took place in 1998.
    http://www.globalmarch.org
    How to Eliminate Child Labor 
    Essay about child labor and its relationship to economic development.
    http://www.empereur.com/DOC/Child_Labor.html
    Human Rights Watch - Child Labor 
    Includes information about bonded child labor and the international trafficking of children, and links to detailed reports.
    http://www.hrw.org/about/projects/crd/child-labor.htm
    Human Rights Watch: Failure to Protect Child Farmworkers 
    Reports on the dangerous conditions of child labor in US agriculture. Fact sheets, legislative action resources, news, and FAQs.
    http://www.hrw.org/campaigns/crp/farmchild/
    People's Institute of Rural Development 
    Indian based campaign against child labour.
    http://education.vsnl.com/pird
    Project Mala 
    An action programme for the elimination of child labour in the hand knotted carpet industry in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India.
    http://www.projectmala.org.uk
    Rugmark Foundation 
    A global nonprofit organization working to end child labor and offer educational opportunities for children in India, Nepal and Pakistan.
    http://www.rugmark.org/
    Secret Child Labor in America 
    Fifty-nine years after Congress outlawed child labor in its most onerous forms, underage children still toil in fields and factories scattered across America.
    http://hometown.aol.com/munmei/labor.html
    South Africa: Children's Constitutional Rights 
    The new Constitution gave children rights which they should use to prepare themselves for the challenges of the future.
    http://www.pangaea.org/street_children/africa/safrica3.htm
    Stolen Dreams 
    Photographs by David Parker, MD, MPH, documenting child labor in the United States, Mexico, Thailand, Nepal, Bangladesh, Turkey, Morocco, Indonesia, and India.
    http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/gallery/
    The Campaign to End Child Labor 
    Documentary history of the first decades of the campaign to end child labor in the U.S., with contemporary photographs, political cartoons, poems, essays and books.
    http://www.boondocksnet.com/labor/index.html
    What is Child Labor? 
    International Labour Organization definition of this subject, aimed for readers of all ages.
    http://www.uniteunion.org/kids/child_labor.html