This report was prepared under the direction of Andrew J. Samet, Deputy Under Secretary for International Labor Affairs (ILAB). The writing, editing, research,and coordination of the report was done by Kenneth A. Swinnerton and Kevin J. Willcutts together with the International Child Labor Program staff, Paula Church, SarahGormly, Marya Gottlieb, Jack Hillmeyer, Marie E. Ledan, Cortney R. Oren, ChristiPrestridge, Simrin Singh, Ben Smith, and Ami Thakkar. Essential guidance and input was provided by MacArthur DeShazer, Associate Deputy Under Secretary for ILAB, andby Maureen Jaffe and Marcia M. Eugenio, Co-Directors of the International Child LaborProgram.Other staff of the Bureau of International Labor Affairs and the Office of theSolicitor who made major contributions include: Gabriela Araujo, John Colwell, James A. Greene, Alfreda Johnson, Jorge Perez-Lopez, Gregory K. Schoepfle, Karen Travis,Diane Ward, and Bob Zachariasiewicz. Department of Labor officials also receivedsignificant assistance from labor reporting officers, labor attaches, and other officials inU.S. embassies and consulates abroad. The report benefitted significantly from the work of George Psacharopoulos and included photographic contributions from Amity Bednarzik and ILAB’s Marcia Eugenio, Roger Kramer, Gregory K. Schoepfle, and Shirley J. Smith.This report was published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs. Copies of this and other reports in ILAB’s child labor seriesmay be obtained by contacting the International Child Labor Program, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-5303, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 208-4843; Fax: (202) 219-4923;Email: GlobalKids@dol.gov. The reports are available on the Internet at: http:// www.dol.gov/dol/ilab/public/programs/iclp/publicat.htm.Other publications in ILAB’s child labor series include:1.
By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume I): The Use of Child Labor in U.S.Manufactured and Mined Imports
By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume II): The Use of Child Labor in U.S.Agricultural Imports & Forced and Bonded Child Labor
The Apparel Industry and Codes of Conduct: A Solution to the International Child Labor Problem?
(1996) [also referred to as “By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume III)”].4.
By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume IV): Consumer Labels and Child Labor
Forced Labor: The Prostitution of Children
(1996) [Symposium Proceedings].6.
By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume V): Efforts to Eliminate Child Labor
(1998). Also available are proceedings from public hearings on child labor held togather information for several of the reports.