CO Data

Child Labour in the Fashion Industry

Child labour is defined as work that is likely to interfere with a child’s right to education, or harm the child’s health or physical, mental, spiritual, moral or social development. It is differentiated from work where children contribute to family income but which doesn’t affect their education, health or development, and which potentially has a positive impact.

The US Department of Labor shows that 51 countries – all low or middle-income countries – use child labour in at least one part of …