What Can We Do
Sources & Resources
Sources and Resources
|A quote from an Indian Supreme
Court ruling on child labor is painted in big letters on a wall of
this school for rescued children, proclaiming: "Every child has the
right to food, play, education, and love." But out of 1,000 raids in
one district of Northern India over the past five years to free
enslaved children like this one, only 40-50 traffickers were
convicted and fined.
Visit the following organizations for more information and to join their efforts to end
- Human Rights
Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the
- Green America: practical steps for using your consumer and investor power for
You Sow: promoting corporate accountability.
Exchange: a non-profit research, education, and action center dedicated to
promoting people-to-people ties around the world. They strive to increase global
awareness among the US public while building international partnerships around
Students Against Sweatshops: an organization of students and community
members at over 200 campuses. They are part of a movement that supports
the struggles of working people and challenges corporate power. They work to
build power on campuses and develop solidarity with workers.
Fair Trade Shoes: website created by Steph Munoz, containing a lot of
information about the fair trade industry.
Image of saved girl by Kay Chernush for the U.S. State Department.
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