New Report Offers Snapshot of Company Activities to Source Slave-Free Textiles

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Survey captures industry challenges and best practices in avoiding forced-labor cotton from Uzbekistan.

The Disposability of Boys

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The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.

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Book Review: “Shoes of the Dead” by Kota Neelima

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Shoes of the Dead may be set in India, but the problems it addresses are taking place all over the world.

While the Train Runs

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The award-winning short film about the rail tracks slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Uzbekistan Cotton and Our Protest

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The Child Labor Coalition and the Cotton Campaign protest against Uzbekistan’s slave labor.

International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers

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Let’s pause for a moment to think about the plight of the world’s 300,000 child soldiers

The Real Cost of Cheap Goods is High: The Scary Truth Behind Some Christmas Ornaments

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What brightens your tree may be dimming the lives of children worldwide.

[VIDEO] Where Ships Go To Die

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The shipbreaking industry in Chittagong, Bangladesh is referred to as “hell on earth,” and for good reason.

The Persistence of Hope: An Open Letter to President Obama

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Len Morris is an award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker and activist. Here’s his letter to President Obama.

Now Brewing: A Perfect Storm

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As a unique Filipino coffee catches on worldwide, so too, Cameron Conaway believes, will the child labor it’s tied to.

Of Ships and Men

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Cameron Conaway explores the human rights abuses in Chittagong’s notorious shipbreaking yards. Photographs by Pierre Torset.