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A Youth Perspective on the ILO 2021 Child Labor Report: Global estimates 2020, trends and the road forward

Conversation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has seemed to center heavily on the personal experiences of those most impacted – what was lost, gained, or will be coming back as countries across the world resume “normal” operations. The world is beginning to assess the systemic impact of COVID-19 and people are looking beyond themselves to a certain truth: things will never be the same as they once were, and to the extent that particular aspects of the past can return, the recovery process will be long and must begin immediately.  The role and place that young people have at this crossroads is crucial; we must look out for both current and future generations to ensure that this period is one of revival and progress, rather than a step backwards.

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Valentine’s Day and Chocolate = Child Labor?

Valentine’s Day and Chocolate = Child Labor?

By Esha Kode Every year as part of a Valentine's Day fundraiser, chocolate bars were distributed. I have always cherished the memory of my friends and I nibbling on the delicious chocolate bars. It wasn’t until recently that those Valentine’s Day memories were...

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Reflections on the 100 Million Youth Leadership Caucus

Reflections on the 100 Million Youth Leadership Caucus

My name is Henry Wright and I was a U.S. representative at the 100 Million Youth Leadership Caucus this month. This Caucus was aimed at bringing together young leaders from across G20 countries and the 20 most populous countries, to discuss what a fair, just and moral...

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Recap: The Fair Share For Children Summit 2020

Recap: The Fair Share For Children Summit 2020

Last month, Laureates & Leaders for Children convened a virtual summit (#FairShare4Children) - its third ever convening - bringing together Nobel Laureates, world leaders, visionaries and youth activists to discuss the urgent situation facing vulnerable and...

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