What is Child Labor? - Definition, Laws, Facts & Statistics


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How is child labor defined?

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1. What other countries produce products that are made by child laborers?

2. What do Fair Labor Standards provide for children workers in the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about child labor laws by answering these quiz/worksheet questions. Make sure you understand subjects like the definition of child labor and an example of a country that makes products with child laborers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take the quiz, you'll be covering these areas as well:

  • Fair Labor Standards for child workers in the U.S.
  • Social reason(s) for the existence of child labor
  • Number of child laborers in the world

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can correctly define child labor
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a country where products are produced with child labor and the number of child laborers who exist in the world today
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the Fair Labor Standards and how they're connected to child labor in the U.S.
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the social reason(s) for child labor in the world

Additional Learning

For more on child labor, you can look over the lesson called What is Child Labor? - Definition, Laws, Facts & Statistics. These points will be highlighted:

  • Characteristics of child labor
  • Price markups from child labor products
  • Importance of being aware of child labor countries
  • Different ways children perform labor around the globe
  • Organizations working to eliminate child labor