Sweat & Toil app

Who’s behind it? – US Department of Labor (2018)

How can it help? – Sweat & Toil: Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking Around the World is a comprehensive resource developed by ILAB documenting child labor and forced labor worldwide. Data and research in this app are taken from ILAB’s three flagship reports: Findings on the Worst Forms of Child LaborList of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor; and List of Products Produced by Forced or Indentured Child Labor. This app fits these three information-packed reports the size of a phone book in the palm of your hand. Five things you can do with this app are:

  1. Check countries’ efforts to eliminate child labor
  2. Find child labor data;
  3. Browse goods produced with child labor or forced labor;
  4. Review laws and ratifications; and
  5. See what governments can to do end child labor.

Using this app can be a starting point to empower yourself with knowledge about child labor or forced labor around the world. Anyone with an interest in these issues – governments, businesses, academics, civil society, consumers – can use it as a source of information to begin asking questions, taking action, and demanding change.

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