Child labour interferes with children’s education, and kills a childhood. Companies and businesses can contribute to the elimination of child labour, including in all business activities and business relationship.
1 Today, 152 million children are child labourers.
2Children are kept from school.
Forced to work for up to 18 hours a day, 7 days a week, child labourers miss out on an education and a bright future. Instead they are left with crippling injuries and other health problems.
3Children employed by a business are often invisible.
4Child labourers end up in a cruel twist of fate.
5Companies and businesses have a role to play.