Many child laborers live in Africa. They usually work on plantations, mines and as street vendors.
Many children in Africa have to work as domestic help, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school.
Unfair wages, exploitation and child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that.
In 1919, the International Labour Organization was brought to life to fight for social justice. A century later, many workers are still exposed to exploitation, particularly in Africa. Martina Schwikowski reports.
Low wages can be found in many sectors of Spain's economy. That's particularly obvious in the hotel industry, where wages come close to exploitation. Chambermaids are staging protests, as Stephanie Müller reports.
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