There are 152 million child labourers in the world today.

That’s nearly 10% of the world’s children
over the age of 5.

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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It's time to speak up about child labour. And every voice counts.

One of the most effective ways to address the worst forms of child labour is by demanding greater transparency within global supply chains. Join us in calling on our government to introduce Supply Chain Transparency legislation in Canada.

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Become a conscious consumer.

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

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