More than 575,000 Iraqi children are estimated to be at work instead of school, double the number from 1990.
by Salam Khoder
In the Field
Africa19 Jan 2016 16:05 GMT
Western firms turn blind eye as child miners toil in dangerous conditions for precious "battery" mineral, Amnesty says.
Poverty & Development03 Jan 2016 10:14 GMT
The rights of the world's most vulnerable and the most desolate girls must be championed and made real.
India31 Dec 2015 06:19 GMT
Children are being trafficked into forced labour and sexual exploitation in large numbers from Assam state.
Child rights20 Nov 2015 08:12 GMT
For Syrian refugees in Lebanon, child marriage and child labour are often a harsh reality.
Gaza: After the war19 Nov 2015 09:25 GMT
In war-torn Gaza, three young brothers take on the responsibility of providing for their family.
Latin America24 Aug 2015 00:46 GMT
Millions of Mexicans, including many children, endure terrible conditions as they pick produce destined for the West.
Risking it all27 Jul 2015 14:25 GMT
There is a unique and dangerous commerce system at work in Amazonia, where children risk their lives for a few pennies.
Human Rights02 Jul 2015 12:59 GMT
One former child domestic worker is fighting for change and child rights.
Inside Story13 Jun 2015 02:15 GMT
Despite existing laws and regulations, the world has so far failed to eradicate child labour.
Child labour12 Jun 2015 08:52 GMT
International Child Labour Day turns harsh spotlight on India, with the highest number of working children in the world.
Human Rights12 Jun 2015 08:32 GMT
A number of countries around the world have not yet ratified international child labour conventions.
Human Rights11 Jun 2015 19:58 GMT
On the World Day Against Child Labour, child labourers share their stories – and their hopes for the future.
Human Rights11 Jun 2015 13:13 GMT
Lack of education and high rates of poverty drive persistent child labour around the world.
Human Rights10 Jun 2015 10:54 GMT
According to Human Rights Watch, thousands of children are working in dangerous conditions in Ghana's gold mines.
Latin America19 May 2015 01:19 GMT
Two-thirds of the clothing industry is conducted in illegal workshops, like one where two young boys died last month.
by Gordon Brown
© 2017 Al Jazeera Media Network