Children's Rights and Business

 

There are issues around the world in regards to the use of children labor by businesses.Steps are being taken to protect the rights of children. Companies are beginning to take action to prevent child labour in the manufacturing of products.

 

There are a number of programs to create awareness and take action. The United Nations taking action through Global Compact. The United Nations is asking countries to abide by a set of principles to protect the rights of children.

 

The concept of "Corporate Social Responsibility" is developing to help companies respect and support children’s rights in the workplace, marketplace, and community. UNICEF is doing a lot of good work in this area.

 

Organizations like "Save the Children" are taking action for children around the world.

 

Please consider supporting these programs by becoming aware of the problems around the world and doing what you can to help. You may consider making a donation from the proceeds of your business.