Gold and Tobacco Among Products Most Often Tainted by Child Labor
- Jo Becker
Of the products we use, wear, or consume every day, how many are made with child labor?
Perhaps quite a few.
A new report from the US Department of Labor identifies 148 different consumer goods produced with child or forced labor around the world.
Gold tops the list.
The report found that in at least 21 countries, children help mine gold, climbing into unstable shafts, carrying and…