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World Bank and IMF Child Labor Poster

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) are two of the most powerful players in the world, who, by providing aid and loans to poor countries, can dictate a country’s economic policies. These policy reforms conditioned in exchange for aid force poor countries to reduce social spending in education and health system resulting in an increase in child labor. Poor countries trapped in a cycle of debt owed to the World Bank and IMF are also forced to further reduce social spending.

International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention No. 111

Sexual harassment is not an illegal practice in many countries and there is shortage of national and international legislation to address this serious rights violation. Studies indicate that women often fail to report incidents to employers or courts because they are unaware of their rights, either because they have been threatened, or because they are afraid they will be punished or humiliated.

Chocolate Child Labor Poster

All the sweetness in chocolate cannot hide the bitter taste of slavery and child labor used to produce chocolate’s basic ingredient, cocoa.

Children as young as nine are tricked or sold into slavery to work on cocoa plantations in Cote d’Ivoire, where almost half of the world's

cocoa is grown. Cocoa in the U.S. is imported by companies such as Nestlé, Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland.

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