June 12, 2018

Children work at a brick kiln near Lahore, Pakistan, February 2016. (CNS EPA / Rahat Dar)

"Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see."

- Neil Postman, from The Disappearance of Childhood, 1982

June 12 is U.N. World Day Against Child Labor: "This year, the World Day Against Child Labour and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work shine a spotlight on the global need to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour. This joint campaign aims to accelerate action to achieve Sustainable Development Goal target 8.8 of safe and secure working environments for all workers by 2030 and SDG target 8.7 of ending all forms of child labour by 2025."