Many Nobel Laureates and other world leaders hold the cause of children dear to their hearts and want to do more. Their desire
From when I was very young there is one thing I always remember. The way my mother's face lit up when I walked into a room. I could be coming inside after playing or returning home from a trip to Europe. It still happens today and I am a 43-year-old woman. That feeling of unconditional love.
Figures show "we are on the right track, but we are not still on the fast track."
There were plenty of ups and downs in the fight against child labor this year. With an estimated 168 million children still trapped in exploitative labor, including 85 million doing hazardous work, we have an ambitious agenda ahead of us in 2016. Here are 10 highs and lows from 2015.
Nearly 36 million people are enslaved worldwide.
When Kailash Satyarthi was 26 years old, he left his career as an electrical engineer to pursue a more pressing challenge
Kailash Satyarthi discusses how he reacted to his Nobel Peace Prize win.
“We visit children at home and explain to their parents why school is important," Payal, who wants to become a teacher some
Sometimes the cruelty is subtle. It is the plight of poor children in poor neighborhoods here in the United States who start their lives at a disadvantage and because of factors such as inadequate school funding and family support services have that disadvantage increase over time.
According to the International Labour Organization, there are 168 million child laborers, forced to sacrifice their youth and their education. In Afghanistan, UNICEF estimates that as many as one in three school-age children are put to work, many of them weaving rugs for Western retailers.