Child labour – Forced labour

October 29, 2018 : Nasir (19) is a coal scavenger who regularly collects coal illegally from a coal filled truck. Coal is perhaps the most important energy resource that provides for the energy consumption in India as well as a larger share of the world. Jharia in Jharkhand is the most significant coal mine producing the largest share of coal in India and also in the whole of south Asia. Since the days it has come into operation, and from the discovery of underground fires (in 1916), this coal mine has seen a number of deaths. It has been rightly referred to as the death field. The poor lots who engage themselves in the mining activities to earn a living are affected the most. The major reasons of death here are underground fire, suspension of poisonous gases in the air, pollution, etc. Diseases with skin and lungs are thus widespread here. Moreover, extreme conditions of poverty, illnesses and higher illiteracy among the people force the villagers to sell their kids to the coal mining mafias. Nowadays, more are getting associated with this illegal mining activity for less than 2 USD, yet risking their lives a lot more.

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The White Lie – A Child Labour Documentary

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25 mrt. 2017

A documentary that highlights the new amendment made to the Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Act of 1986 and explores the terrible condition of children working in the BT Cotton fields of Gujarat.
Night Light Production
Truly appreciate the great effort you guys put in, for making such a wonderful video.
Mukesh Das
Great story line.. The ‘education’ meaning was wrong in people’s mind .. Hope this time they will 🙏🏻
Akhil Pradeep
Great work guys, really inspiring!
mel scienerf
This is so heart breaking. Thankyou for making and sharing what is happening, its so important to tell what is going on!
Rockz Studio
I Love This Documentary
Graduate Gamer
01:07 Parhlad Paranjpe 01:55 Roshini Nuggehalli 02:25 Vikas Sawant 03:00 Yamini 03:45 Shaina NC 04:12 Jayanti Mukwana 04:50 Deepak 05:40 Preeti oza 06:10 Vikas 06:30 Deepak 08:03 D.C Baxl 09:20 :Jayanti Muk… 09:42 Preeti 11:13 :12:21 – residents
the last part of animation was really good to describe the story
Great work…😊😊😊 .can I use a part of the clip for college project???
Yash Punjabi
Yeah, what program did you guys use for the voice over? Very human like 😉
Hey Guys. I’m trying to remember the title of an indian movie, with a poor little boy and his grandfather. They were both very poor. At the end of the movie his grandfather dies from illness and the little boy sold to a man for working by his grandfather. His grandfather thought that the boy sent to Delhi for education. Can you remember the title?
Dream Events
which program did you use for the human voicing
Neel Mittal
This documentary is very absurd. I am trying to understand this phenomenon for a period. That is why I was watching a number of documentaries and reading regarding the same and I need to admit that this is one of the worst documentaries that I have seen. There is the only opinion in this documentary. no research was done prior. It is really a while lie.
Levi Beebe
America had all children working in the early 1900. I started at 11 doing construction… In America…

Child labor and forced labor are interconnected issues that involve the exploitation of vulnerable populations, particularly children. The key points of child labor and forced labor are:

  1. Definition: Child labor refers to work that deprives children of their childhood, education, and potential. Forced labor, on the other hand, refers to situations where people are coerced to work through threats or physical violence.

  2. Prevalence: Both child labor and forced labor exist in many parts of the world, particularly in developing countries where poverty, lack of education, and weak legal systems contribute to the problem. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are an estimated 152 million children in child labor globally, and 25 million people in forced labor.

  3. Causes: The root causes of child labor and forced labor include poverty, lack of education, political instability, armed conflict, and discrimination against marginalized groups. Children and adults are often lured into labor with false promises of work, education, or a better life.

  4. Consequences: The consequences of child labor and forced labor are devastating and long-lasting. Children who are forced to work often suffer from physical and emotional abuse, exposure to hazardous working conditions, and loss of education and childhood. Adults who are forced to work suffer from exploitation, lack of freedom, and exposure to hazardous working conditions.

  5. Solutions: Addressing child labor and forced labor requires a multi-faceted approach that includes addressing the root causes, strengthening legal systems, increasing awareness and advocacy, providing education and economic opportunities for children and adults, and supporting the rescue and rehabilitation of victims.

  6. Importance: Ending child labor and forced labor is not only a moral imperative but also a global economic issue. The exploitation of labor leads to an unequal distribution of wealth, perpetuating poverty and limiting economic growth. Furthermore, the use of child labor and forced labor can damage a company’s reputation and brand image.

Overall, child labor and forced labor are deeply troubling issues that require urgent action from governments, civil society, and the private sector to protect the rights and dignity of vulnerable populations and prevent the exploitation of labor.

1 Child Labour In India

16 feb. 2009

World Vision Australia gives you an insight into Child Labour. 280 million children in the world are involved in Child Labour, India is home to the largest number of child labourers. World Vision is acting now – and you can too.

2 A Documentary On Child Labour

30 jul. 2015

A Docmentary on Child Labour in India (School Project)
Music – Kevin McLeod

3 UNICEF BT Cotton – Documentary on Child Labour

14 jun. 2012

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4 Bangladesh 🇧🇩 | Too young to work | 101 East

31 mrt. 2011

Too young to work Bangladesh is one of the poorest countries in the world.

5 Child Labour in Mexico’s Agriculture Part 1 / 2

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30 mei 2012

“With no time to grow up” shows in 8 minutes a face of agriculture often invisible. Produced by the ILO – International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour.

6 Bolivia’s Child Labor: Exploitation or Tradition? | The New York Times

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8 jan. 2016

Bolivian legislation allowing children as young as 10 to work has created a rift between those who support it as Andean tradition and others who condemn it as exploitation.
Produced by: MATHIAS MEIER

7 Child labour in Mexico | Talk to Al Jazeera (In The Field)

22 aug. 2016

Child labour in Mexico – Talk to Al Jazeera In The Field

“Education for everyone” has been a popular slogan since the Mexican revolution over 100 years ago.

But according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, eight out of 100 Mexican children who enroll in elementary school, do not show up for classes.

While barely 50 complete middle school, 20 graduate from high school, 13 get a bachelor’s degree, and only two become graduate students.

A study released by UNESCO last year says the children who don’t attend school are mostly working. The report reveals that at least 21 percent of all Mexican youth between the ages of seven and 14 drop out of school – that’s around 651,000 children.

That means Mexico has one of the largest child labor forces in Latin America, second only to Colombia.

Many of Mexico’s youths who don’t attend school work in plantations.

Talk to Al Jazeera travelled to the coastal state of Veracruz to meet some Mexicans who have traded classrooms and pencils for sugar cane fields and machetes.

8 Documentary: Invisible chains – bonded labour in India’s brick kilns

20 sep. 2017

Documentary by Anti-Slavery International revealing shocking levels of slavery, bonded labour, and child labour in India brick kiln industry.

9 Child Labour Best Song

24 aug. 2012

We Should Stop Child Labour Stop As Much AS we can

10 Fingers to the Bone: Child Farmworkers in the United States

4 mei 2010

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Footage by U. Roberto Romano

11 A Song against Child Labour – Independence Day – 15.08.2013 – ft. Ragini Sri

15 aug. 2013

Everyday we can see children working as labour and struggling for their survival. Lets join our hands and lift them up. This song will be a Revolution for the Evolution of our next Generation.

Thanks to Green Apple Studios..

Music by- Fred Allen & Vijay

Singers- Ragini Sri, Shoba, Fred Allen

Original Verse by- Nirmala Jeyam

Lyrics by- Sundar

Guitar – Vasant

Programmed by- Sidhartha Mohan & Solomon

Sound Mixing by- Sabin Sangamithran

Director of photography- Alex, Cut Karthik, Prem

Video editing & Vfx by
Anto Clarance, Vishnu,Ganesh

Concept develped by- Santhosh Jeyam & Fred

Special Thanks to Santhosh Jeyam

Concept Supported by- Spellbee International.

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12 Special Song for Child Labour Day 2008 (PTV – Karachi Centre)


20 apr. 2016

Singer: Maaz Moeed Special Song for Child Labour Day 2008 (PTV – Karachi Centre)…. (Hum Mazay Say Parhna Chahtay Hain)

13 Child labor Mexico

6 mrt. 2013

Compassion believes child labor can be eradicated through education. Compassion is action! 
En Compassion creemos que el trabajo infantil puede erradicarse por medio de la educación. ¡Compassion es acción!

14 Child slaves – Slavery: A 21st Century Evil

1 nov. 2011

There are at least 8.4 million child slaves in the world today, many of them held as forced labour.

15 Ending child labour in the Philippines

2 mei 2012

CNN’s Kyung Lah reports on child labour in sugar harvesting in the Philippines. Many child labourers are in rural areas where families live in poverty. The Philippine government is trying to fight the problem, by reducing the worst forms of child labour by 75 per cent by 2015. In Northern Mindanao, the ILO, the Sugar Industry Foundation, Busco Sugar Milling and the Coca-Cola Foundation are building schools to remove children from sugar cane fields.
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16 Child Labour Intervention in the Sugar Industry of the Philippines

29 nov. 2010

This video examines the issue of child labour in the Filipino sugar industry and what is being done to address it.

17 The Shocking Levels of Child Labour in the Philippines

11 sep. 2007

Child Labour (1996): A shocking report on child labour in the Philippines. 
Synopsis: Child labour is a huge problem in the Philippines.
Children, often from rural parts of the country, are lured to the city with promises of a good job and a decent salary.
The reality however is far worse than they can imagine.
ABC Australia speaks to victims of the Philippines’ child labour culture, and to experts on how the issue can be improved.
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18 No Time for Play (Child Labour in the Philippines)

29 nov. 2010

Some three to five million Filipino children are forced to work because of poverty, landlessness and war. They are everywhere – in cities as well as far-flung villages, laboring in factories, sugarcane plantations, even the depths of mine tunnels. This video examines the plight of Filipino working children and looks at what is being done to help them.

19 Kita; A seeing – The real situation of child labor in the Philippines

20 okt. 2017

‘Kita; A seeing’ is a short film showing the situation of child laborers in Negros Occidental. Filmed in 2013, the video follows the story of three young people who enrol in Alternative Learning System (ALS) an alternative approach to learning so they can continue their education while their family is still dependent on the income from their work. This film was produced by Quidan Kaisahan – a local NGO who implemented the Child Labor Reduction program in conjunction with the EU. As a result of the program, thousands of child laborers or out-of-school youth were able to recommence their education. Learn more about Quidan’s Child Education and Protection work:

20 Child Labor in the Philippines | DW Reporter

10 okt. 2015

Gold is a highly-prized commodity worldwide. The Philippines are rich in gold deposits, but mining that gold is a dangerous job that is often carried out by children. The wages are pitiful.

21 The Philippines’ child miners risking their lives for gold

12 jun. 2015

The shocking reality faced by children and teenagers on the Philippines’ Gold Coast – who face massive risks such as travelling down a flooded mineshaft with only a flimsy plastic tube to breathe from for hours at a time. Read more:

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Filmed, produced, reported and directed by Evan Williams
Research: Hannah Poulter
Field producer: Sol Vanzi
Co-producer/second camera: Ed Hancox

22 Unearthing toxic conditions for impoverished gold miners

18 feb. 2015

In Indonesia and the Philippines, children can earn a few dollars a day mining artisanal gold under dangerous conditions. Workers are also exposed to poisonous mercury when they process the precious metal. The NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia reports with photographer Larry C. Price on the true price of gold.

23 Peru’s dirty gold – TechKnow

24 jul. 2016

The Amazon rainforest is home to 10 percent of the world’s known species, and its ancient trees remove millions of tons of carbondioxide per year from the atmosphere. Its pristine forests, however, are increasingly under threat.
The soil underneath some of the rainforests is laced with gold, and each year, thousands of kilometres of the Amazon rainforest are devastated by illegal gold mining. In Peru, where the rainforest covers about 60 percent of the country, illegal mining operations threaten local communities and turn swathes of rainforest into barren waste sites. So what are the consequences of illegal mining for local communities and the ecosystem? What can be done to stop the destruction of the rainforest? And what happens to the dirty gold once it leaves Peru?

24 A Toxic Legacy: Gold Mining in Peru

3 mei 2013

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Earth Focus profiles the new film Amazon Gold that depicts the apocalyptic destruction of the rainforest in pursuit of illegally mined gold and the health impacts of mercury pollution, a by-product of gold mining. Amazon Gold reaffirms the importance of the rainforest as a repository of biological diversity and the global implications of its destruction.

25 In Peru, Gold Rush Leads to Mercury Contamination Concerns

28 dec. 2011

In remote regions of the Peruvian Amazon, extensive gold-mining operations have stirred major environmental concerns over mercury contamination in fish, fish-eating wildlife and humans. In collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports.

26 The children who work in India’s rat-hole coal mines

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21 feb. 2013

Deep in the hills of northeast India, thousands of children are employed to burrow into narrow “rat-holes” inside the earth and cut coal, victims of a lucrative and unregulated mining industry. Duration:
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it´s very sad to live in that condition
Anyone here after reading chapter of class 10 minerals and energy resources
John S
Life doesn’t mean anything in India, young boys as renewable resource, what do you expect from a country that openly engages in Infanticide and caste system, can’t help those people. Cant ship them here, not enough 24 hr convenient stores to go around.
rahul rai
Now I come to know why we are 3rd world country
Avron Fernandes
Unfortunately, India’s problems are so widespread and ingrained in its history and culture that I can’t see any hope for change in the near future. The governments are weak and powerless against large business interests and gangs, the politicians and police are mostly corrupt, a large amount of the population is uneducated and extremely poor, the country is overcrowded, the cities are extremely polluted. There is also a serious lack of infrastructure in transport, utilities, and communications.

27 16479 economics energy Al Jazeera Child labour rife in India’s coal mines

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31 aug 2016
Three years ago Al Jazeera filmed children working in coal mines in the Indian state of Meghalaya. A year later, the government banned coal mining in the area. Now, we’ve returned, to see what effect the ban has had on people’s livelihoods. Bhanu Bhatnagar reports from the East Jaintia Hills in northeast India.
Urius Tosh
“largest democracy in the world”
Bad Marxist
And the name of the companies that employ these children?
Radu Andrei
This should run on Indian state television 24/7.
sick my duck
in western countries school going kids work in mcdonalds and other stores isnt that child labour??
Horrible that India & other countries use children in factories, mines & elsewhere for profit. I cry for the children. Hannora,Mohawk Woman. This has to stop.
Hasting bamon
those children where not force by anyone to’s their own desision..

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