Sunday, July 17, 2011
There are sereval ways of helping and taking action!! Take a look at the possibilities!
Anti-Slavery International (ASI) ASI is the oldest human rights organization in world, sister organization to Free the Slaves, based in England.
Child Labor Coalition (CLC) The CLC is a network of organizations around the United States that work to end child labor.
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) CRIN is a global network of children’s rights orga- nizations striving to improve the lives of children by exchanging information about child rights, promoting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and developing capacity building and networking tools.
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) CAST provides social services and human rights advo- cacy to victims of trafficking and slavery.
Education to Combat Abusive Child Labor (ECACL) ECACL provides technical, managment and program support for the US Agency for International Develop- ment. Its web site has a comprehensive database on child labor.
Free the Children
Set up by Canadian schoolchildren, Free the Children is dedicated to eliminating the exploitation of children around the world by encouraging youth to volunteer in, as well as to create, programs and activities that relieve the plight of underpriveleged children. It is an organiza- tion run by children for children.
Global March Against Child Labor
The Global March fights child labor through raising awareness and coordinating the efforts of their partners around the world.
Maiti's focus has always been on prevention of girl trafficking, a burning issue for Nepal. Rescuing girls forced into prostitution and helping to find economic alternatives have been our key struggle. Rehabilitation, although not literally possible especially with former prostitutes, is one major challenge we have accepted in our work.