Thanks to decades of awareness and activism campaigns, child labor is on a significant decline. There are an estimated 94 million fewer child laborers in the world today than there were in the year 2000—a 38% drop!
But if you’re doing the math, you may realize that we still have a long way to go.
Approximately 152 million children around the world are still child laborers today, and that means we still have work to do. So let’s look at the facts and see what we can all do to help fight against child labor.