Child Labour in the United States vs. Child Labour in Bangladesh: How Far Have We Come in 100 Years?

While reviewing the following information about child labour, let’s take a look at some photographs of what child labour looked like in the United States at the turn of the last century, and what it looks like in some parts of the world at present. Regarding the photographs, to the left are photos of child labour in the United States from 1908 to 1912 by Lewis W. Hine, and to the right, photographs of present day child labour in Bangladesh by G.M.B. Akash. Click images to enlarge and expand, and visit the referenced sites for additional photos and information.