Child Labor News
Here you can find news articles from the US and around the world concerning Child Labor.
Russia – Tajikistan: Tajik Immigration Authorities Report 74,000 Tajik Migrant Child Laborers In Russia – Radio Free Europe
Dushanbe – The Tajik Migration Service chief, Safiallo Devonaev, says 74000 Tajik citizens under 18 years of age are working in Russia as migrant laborers.
USA-Indiana: Bill introduced to amend child labor law preventing the hiring of under 14 as referees – Soccer America
[REFEREES] Indiana’s law forbidding children under the age of 14 from refereeing is receiving quite a bit of attention. Matthew Burkart, one of the 12-year -old referees negatively affected by the current law, was asked to speak before a recent hearing of the Indiana Senate Committee on Pension and Labor. Click here to read more…
Yemen: Child labor – The Shame of a Nation – Yemen Post
While Yemenis pride themselves for their family values, hundred of thousands of families across the country continue to rely on their children to bring an extra income, to the detriment of their education, well being and development. And while the issue has been plaguing Yemen as far as memory can stretch, all agree that no modern state should permit its children from being sold out to the pillar of necessity. In a recent report, ILO – International Labor Organization – revealed that 1.3 million children in Yemen were involved in work related activities; an increase of 400,000 compared to 2011 when IRIN estimated the number of working children in Yemen to be just below a million. [See More] Click here to read more…
Myanmar: Rebels free eight child soldiers – Burma News International
In June last year, Myanmar’s new reformist government signed an agreement with the UN pledging to prevent the use of child soldiers and allow access to military units to check for underage recruits. Forty-two child soldiers have since been discharged. In recent development, rebels have freed eight additional child soldiers in the Kachin state. ILO assisted with the negotiations.See all stories on this topic »
Russia: New bill to combat child trafficking may treat child adoption for cash as trafficking – India TV News
|Moscow, Jan 24 : Adoption of children involving payments will be considered by Russia as trafficking, according to a new bill debated in parliament. Click here to read more…|