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How Fairtrade is Tackling Child Labour

It’s the silent scourge of our globalized trade system: roughly 152 million children trapped in child labour, many of them working inside the global food chain. How can we eliminate child labour once and for all?

7 min read | June 7, 2021

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World Children’s Day: Investing in our future means investing in our children

What has to change, and change quickly, if we are going to build a fairer, safer and more sustainable future for the next generation.

4 min read | November 20, 2020

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COVID-19 risks driving more children into child labour

by Fairtrade International. The COVID-19 crisis is a disaster for millions of children. On World Day against Child Labour we…

3 min read | June 12, 2020

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