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Chocolate

Berkeley Public Library Database:
Explora for Kids: Use search terms: chocolate child labor. Remember to enter BPL card number.

National GeographicArticle: "Children at Work" from National Geographic. Remember to enter BPL card number.

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Webpage: "Child Labor and Slavery in the Chocolate Industry" from the Food Empowerment Project, includes links to other sources


Website: Slave Free Chocolate, click on the webpage Harkin Engel Protocol for information about laws and lawsuits

Cotton

Berkeley Public Library Database
Explora for Middle and High School: Use search terms: child labor cotton uzbekistan. Remember to enter BPL card number.

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Online FactSheet: Forced and Child Labour in the Cotton Industry from World Vision Australia, a non-governmental organization working toward helping children and families across the world to overcome poverty and injustice


Gold

Berkeley Public Library Database:
Explora for Kids: Use search terms: gold child labor. Remember to enter BPL card number.

Online Resources
Online Article: "Child Labour in Gold Mining" from the International Labor Organization, an agency of the United Nations

Blog Post: "Child Mining: 10 Facts" from the Child Labor Coalition 

Newsela Article: Opinion - Get tough on child labor in mining industry. Please sign into your Newsela account to access this article.

Football/Soccer Balls

Berkeley Public Library Database:
Explora for Middle and High School: Use search terms: child labor soccer ball

Online Resources

Article: "Child Labor Migration-Soccer ball industry shifts from Pakistan to India, bringing labor violations" from IndUS Business Journal, re-posted in International Labor Rights Forum

Video: "Exclusive Child Labours used in Football Manufacturing" from NewsX an English news and media television channel in India

Photograph: "Soccer Ball Assembly Using Child Labor" from Children & Youth in History

Tobacco

Berkeley Public Library Database
Explora for Middle and High School: Use search terms: tobacco child labor. Remember to enter BPL card number.

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Apple Company

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Webpage: "Is my phone powered by child labor?" from Amnesty International

Nike Company

Berkeley Public Library Database
Explora for Middle and High School: Use search terms: nike company child labor. Remember to enter BPL card number.

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PINK/Victoria's Secret

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Webpage: "Secrets, Secrets are No Fun..." from Project JUST's website, Project JUST is an ethical fashion website.

Article: "Victoria’s Secret Uses Child Labor-Produced Cotton From Burkina Faso" from news blog/website The Huffington Post.

Toys 'R Us

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