Child Labor


July 14, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Best Labor Trafficking Documentaries

Last month we looked at some great documentaries on sex trafficking. This week we are looking at some films that are highlighting labor trafficking.

June 07, 2016 John Pepper Opinion

Capsizing Boats and Trafficking

We don’t know the particular circumstances which were leading these women, men and children to embark on this perilous journey; but, we can be sure that they face huge risks once – or even if – they’ve made it to land.

March 15, 2016 Laura Benrey Opinion

Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place - the Fate of Putumayo’s Children

The U.S. war on drugs and its consequences for children in Putumayo, Colombia paint a complicated picture about foreign aid and child soldier recruitment.

February 23, 2016 Laura Benrey Opinion

Restoring Basic Rights of Children Demobilized from the Conflict in Colombia

Read about the importance of aftercare services and the promotion of children's rights in the reintegration process.

February 10, 2016 Laura Benrey Opinion

How Have Children Become Involved in the Armed Conflict in Colombia?

Background on Colombia's armed groups and the recruitment of Colombian child soldiers

February 02, 2016 Laura Benrey Opinion

History of Child Soldier Policies

What led to the policies concerning the use of child soldiers?

January 28, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Pros and Cons of Suing Nestle

The case against Nestle for not disclosing that its pet food could have been made with seafood caught using forced labor has been dismissed.

January 18, 2016 Cazzie Reyes Opinion

Justifying Human Trafficking: The Mind of a Trafficker

Justifying Human Trafficking discusses the different actors and structures that sustain human trafficking. Part 1 takes a look at traffickers and mechanisms used to justify actions.

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