International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor – 2021

The UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor.  

Global Leaders Gather in New York for the 72nd UN General Assembly

Heads of States and Ministers from all the Member States of the United Nations gathered from September 18, 2017 to participate in the annual debate on the theme: “Focusing on People – Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet.” The leaders...

Child Labor

Imagine a world free of child labor! The number of children worldwide caught up in child labor is astounding - 168 million. These numbers are not a reflection of the reality; those who work in the informal sectors like domestic work, agriculture or illegal mining are...

Vincentian Family at the U.N.: Forced Labor

When Vincentians think of forced labor, the image may come to mind of our Co-Founder relieving a debilitated galley slave in the 1947 movie, “Monsieur Vincent.” Centuries later, the plight of forced laborers calls us not only to come to their aid, but also to end...

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