Child Labor

Protecting the Health and Well-Being of all Children by Preventing the Worst Forms of Child Labor

On this World Day Against Child Labor, we reflect on the 3.3 million children who experience forced labor every year around the world. According to the International Labor Organization, the prevalence of forced labor increased from 2016 to 2021, exclusively driven by the private … Read More

Update on Efforts to Mitigate Child Labor Exploitation and Internal Audit on Placement Process Used to Transfer Custody of Unaccompanied Children to Vetted Sponsors

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is legally required to provide for the care of unaccompanied children (defined below), who are referred to ORR until they are appropriately and safely placed with … Read More