We live in a culture of consumption, and with so much going on around us, many of us don’t stop to ask where the things we use every day are coming from, or who made them. Sadly, many of these items are made by forcing children to work, often in miserable conditions. While there are many charities and other initiatives that work tirelessly to stop child labor and raise awareness about it, there are still many people who have no idea what is really going on. Here are ten things you didn’t know about child labor.
The Numbers are Insane
Over 200 million children around the world are involved in child labor.
Where Does it Happen?
Child labor takes place in every region of the world, but it is most prevalent in developing countries.