The facts about child labor show that it is a far-reaching and growing problem, especially for children living in poverty. Because children don’t have a voice or a platform, they are extra vulnerable to those who are looking to abuse them. Get the facts about child labor around the world and see how you can make a difference.
Child labor is an especially big issue in developing countries. One of the most astounding facts about child labor is that more than 15% of children between the ages of 5 and 14 in developing countries are involved in some form of child labor.
Compassion is working through its sponsorship programs around the world to change these child labor facts. When you sponsor a child with Compassion, your sponsorship provides a way for him to attend school and also provides basic necessities for his family so he doesn’t have to work.
Learn the facts about child labor. It’s a heartbreaking reality that must be stopped. Then do something to stop it: sponsor a child with Compassion today.