When he was just 12 years old, Craig Kielburger was already turning heads with his work to abolish child labor around the world. It all started when Craig was flipping through the Toronto Starlooking for the comics section. Craig was stunned; he himself was 12 years old, yet had never had to endure what Iqbal had gone through.
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Who will join me? Craig travelled to Asia, interviewed kids, reported back, spoke to Congress and on talk shows to raise awareness. What next?
He started a child-run organization called Free the Children, which now has 10, members worldwide. It directs lobbying and petition efforts at governments and big business. Timothy McGettigan, author of Utopia on Wheels. Please inquire.
At age 10, Iqbal escaped his slavery and started speaking out for child labour rights. Photo: Harpo Productions]. Me To We sells socially conscious and environmentally friendly clothes, books and music, as well as life-changing experiences, like trips to impoverished locales in Africa to build schools.
Craig Kielburger founded Free The Children when he was only 12 years old. Free The Children is also considered the world's largest network of children helping children through education with schools built, catering to the needs of 55, children who use them. Add knowledge and a structured environment to their arsenal of ideals, and they'll be motivated to make a difference.
Posted on December 6, Subscribe to our blog by email. He then went on to talk more about his work in advocating for the rights of children, in North America and across the world.
This prompted him to take a trip to Asia - a trip his parents were wholeheartedly against. She didn't know what they were," he continued. The board of directors mey Saturdays in Craig's den-turned-command center.
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Angered by the article, Kielburger began researching child labour. He took the article to school, gathered friends his same age and together founded Free The Children. In DecemberKielburger travelled to Asia with Alam Rahman, a year-old family friend from Bangladesh, to see the conditions for himself. The Prime Minister eventually met with him and raised the issue of child labour with the trade delegation, and spoke on the matter with the President of Pakistan and the Prime Minster of India.