Child labour

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Child labour is use of labour by children, sometimes as forced labour. Child labour is extensive and employed in many countries.[1] Companies that manufacture goods abroad, import and distribute goods, or sell imported goods run a substantial risk of having child labour employed in their supply chain.[2]


  1. "Christmas Ornaments, Child Labor" opinion by Marjorie Elizabeth Wood in The New York Times December 24, 2012
  2. Risk assessment report by Maplecroft Maplecroft’s Global Risks Portfolio and services Child Labour Index 2012

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