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The ILO estimates 168 million children worldwide (1 in 10) are involved in child labour, 85 million engaged in hazardous work. Numerous concerts & events dedicated to the Music Against Child Labour initiative as well as “Til Everyone Can See” is timed for release today at opening of FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Slavery in the 21st Century?

SLAVERY in 21st century alive & flourishing – 11 million women around the world in domestic servitude, sex trafficking – women & men migrants unable to escape bondage – & worst of all, CHILDREN exploited in child labour in unsafe working conditions depriving them of education & a future.

Blog Report: GLAMOUR DREAMS OR RUNWAY EXPLOITATION? By, Susan Sacirbey

Child labour, servitude, and exploitation has no geographic border.  Whether it’s the mines of Bolivia, the sugar cane fields of the Philippines, or the family farm in Africa, Afghanistan, or Pakistan, too many children are left to fend for themselves at the expense of their education and childhood to help make ends meet for family survival. 

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