Child labor and slavery are unfortunately...
NOT a thing of the past. Poverty, hunger and obesity as well as unfavorable trade conditions, affect billions of people around the world. Discover shocking statistics worldwide, but also positive trends like the rise of fair trade products.

CHILD LABOR

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Hours of child labor

In the world, this year

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Number of children sold as slaves

So far this year

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Possible time left

To ending worst forms of child labor

SLAVERY & SWEATSHOPS

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Hours of slave work

globally, so far this year

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Profits generated by slaves

US dollars worldwide, this year

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Income in US dollars

For low paid sweatshop worker, so far this year

TRADE & POVERTY

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Foreign aid in US dollars

globally, so far this year

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US dollars lost to trade barriers

in poor countries, this year

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Number of child deaths from poverty

In the world, this year

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US dollars spent on fairtrade products

In the world, this year

HUNGER & OBESITY

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People who died from hunger

In the world, this year

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Number of obese people

In the world, right now

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Tons of food lost or wasted

Globally, this year

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