Documentary film maker Len Morris is this year’s winner of the Department of Labor’s Iqbal Masih award. Morris received this honor for raising global awareness of the plight of child laborers through his films Stolen Childhoods, which explores child labor in eight countries and Rescuing Emmanuel, the story of a Kenyan street child.
The Iqbal Masih Award recognizes extraordinary effort, leadership, and courage, in combating child labor. It pays tribute to the legacy of a child named Iqbal Masih. When he was just four years old, Iqbal was sold into slavery as a carpet wea