There are 160 million child labourers in the world today.

That’s 1 in 10 children worldwide.

There’s a good chance you might be connected to child labour through the things you buy.

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73 million children are involved in the worst forms of child labour, working in jobs that are dangerous, dirty and degrading.

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48% of child labourers around the world are between the ages of 5-11.

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Canadian imports of products at risk of being connected to child labour totaled $34 billion in 2016, a 31% increase over the past five years.

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More than 1,200 companies operating in Canada are at high risk of importing goods connected to child or forced labour.

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Use your purchasing power to help end the worst forms of child labour.

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