Child Labor News
Here you can find news articles from the US and around the world concerning Child Labor.
India: Child Labor – A Tale of Agony and Shame in India – Siliconindia.com
|A volunteer of Bachpan Bachao Andolan, the NGO that took part in the raid said to TNN “The children were not paid and were made to work under most inhuman working conditions. This is nothing short of bonded labour.”It was said that for the time being the rescued children will be kept with the women and child welfare committee and will be under the National Child Labour Project to ensure that they are sent to schools. This incident clearly is an indication of the massive child trafficking racket at work that many children in India and the world are a part of. Click here to read more…|
Laos: Report Recommends Tightening Laws on Child Labor – Prensa Latina
22 de enero de 2013, 10:03Vientiane, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) An official report about child labor in Laos recommended strengthening the legal policies to benefit around 170,000 minors that are still exposed to those conditions.
Research that began in 2010 revealed that seven out of every 10 of those children worked more than 49 hours a week, exceeding the 46 hours stipulated, to help their very poor families.[See more] Click here to read more…
Mali: Islamist should “release all child soldiers” says Human Rights Watch – Women News Network
|(WNN/HRW) Nairobi, KENYA, AFRICA: Islamist armed groups occupying northern Mali should immediately release all child soldiers within their ranks and end the military conscription and use of those under 18, said Human Rights Watch on January 15, 2013.
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Yemen: Child labor continues to be an issue – ILO Report
International Labour Organization – ILO – issued a report on January 15th which established the number of child laborers in Yemen -the poorest and most populous country of the Arabian Peninsula – to 1,3 million, about 17 percent of the country’s 7.7 million working age children. Click here to read more…
Burkina Faso: Counterpart with USDOL funding to combat child labor in Burkina Faso – PRNewswire
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Educational incentives for children and alternate livelihoods for their families are part of a new …
Morocco: Child Labor: Rape and Exploitation – Morocco World News
|The situation of child labor and maids should be opened for discussion without any feeling of …