The Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (CARE Act) would help protect child farmworkers: Grecia Balli began working in farm fields when she was 10 years old. Grecia is one of an estimated 400,000 to 500,000 children who work in U.S. agriculture. Child farmworkers aren’t treated the same as other children, either, under current U.S. labor laws.
Positive initiatives on Children's Rights: This page features examples of positive initiatives by companies on children’s rights issues. They are included here as initiatives that are intended by companies/other participants to address abuses, even if some may have fallen short of some of their goals.
More than 100 teens rescued in weekend sex-trafficking raids: More than 100 teenagers — many of them children from broken homes — were rescued over the weekend in a sex-trafficking crackdown that swept more than 70 cities, the FBI said.
TeachUNICEF is a portfolio of global education teacher resources designed and collected by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Education Department for teachers, afterschool instructors, and parents. The units, lesson plans, stories, videos and multimedia cover topics ranging from the Millennium Development Goals to poverty and water and sanitation.
Bullying is wrong and hurtful: Bullying is a form of abuse at the hands of peers that can take different forms at different ages. It is targeted and repeated. It involves power, aggression, intimidation and shame. PrevNet: Canada' authority on research and resources for bullying prevention. View the full site here
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