Slaving for Chocolate

Chocolate is one of the most popular sweets in the world. Seven million tonnes of it are consumed every year. But there is a dark side behind its production.

Source: 3sat


Ridoy is 12 years old and lives in Bangladesh. He works in a leather factory for just €25 a month. His family is poor and desperately needs the money. But Ridoy has dreams …

Source: Schau in meine Welt | SWR Kindernetz

Musik Clip: Take a Stand

»Take a Stand« is a new song by the band Kids United Nouvelle Génération, dedicated to the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor 2021.


Kailash Satyarthi: »Not My Life«

The Indian Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi talks about passages from the documentary film »Not my Live« by Robert Bilheimer and Richard Young


Child Slaves

First part of a 50-minute documentary on child slavery by filmmakers Rebecca Gudisch and Tilo Gummel. »Best Television Reportage« at the CNN Journalist Awards 2008.

Source: 3sat

Inside the Congo cobalt mines

Cobalt is an essential ingredient in most mobile devices sold worldwide, and demand for it is growing rapidly. It is mined primarily by children.

Source: sky news

Child Labour and Supply Chains

Friedel Hütz-Adams (spokesperson of Südwind e.V., Institute for Economy and Ecumenism) on the topic of child labour and its connection with product supply chains.

Source: Phoenix

Where Children Must Work

The portrait of  Jahangir, a 10-year-old child labourer who is forced to work in a glass factory in Bangladesh. A contribution by the British documentary filmmaker and author Simon Reeve.

Source: BBC Two

Stand with Sanju

This documentary shows the important role consumers play in making a difference. The NGO GoodWeave certifies suppliers that their carpets are free of child labour.

Source: GoodWeave International