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Chapter Assessment Internet Activity

Want to show what you know? Use the Internet and the preselected Web sites provided below to gather additional information, broaden your knowledge, and complete the end-of-chapter Internet activity.

Connect To Today

Child Labor

Today, child labor still exists in many developing nations, with many of the same grueling conditions. Work with a team to find out what the various child labor situations are in different places.

Using the Internet or your library, research organizations that are fighting child labor.

  • Write a letter, or in some other manner voice your concern and support to these organizations.

Child Labor Coalition http://www.stopchildlabor.org/
Organization devoted to stopping child labor abuses.

HRW: Children's Rights and Child Labor http://www.hrw.org/ en/ news/ 2004/ 06/ 09/ children-working-domestics-face-abuse
Extensive information from Human Rights Watch about child labor, with links to specific information on abuses in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

UNICEF Calls for an End to Child Labor http://volunteers.unicefusa.org/ assets/ pdf/ campus-vcbs/ child-protection-1.pdf
Articles and information focused on the current issue of international child labor.