Safe and secure – we demand it for Canadian children. But millions of children aren’t. Sold into domestic service or marriage. Tricked into sexual service. Forced to beg on the street. Pushed to work in dangerous mines or factories. READ MORE
There are millions of children trapped in child labour just like Ka and Sohail.
“They allowed us to sleep only about one hour per day. [We were treated] as animals …”–Kyaw Win* was 16 when he was trafficked onto a fishing boat in Thailand. He escaped abusive work conditions by jumping into the water in the middle of the night. READ MORE
“I am collecting blocks with green colour for my mother. …. [but when I grow up] I want to be a tailor.” – Dorcas, 6, who mines for copper and cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo with her mother and six siblings. READ MORE
Mao*, 15, who lives in Cambodia, has been driven by a painful memory since she was young.
“My family is extremely poor,” Mao explains. READ MORE