Child Labor News

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Study finds child labour, violations in Alberta – OHS Canada

May 3, 2011

Study finds child labour, violations in Alberta
OHS Canada
“I was surprised by the number of children who were employed,” says Edmonton-based study author Bob Barnetson, Ph.D, associate professor of labour relations with Athabasca University. The “Effectiveness of Complaint-Driven Regulation of Child Labour in

Stiffer penalties sought for human traffickers – Philippines

Trillanes seeks to increase the prison term in the case of perpetuators who are working in government and who are engaged in illegal labor, sex, and child trafficking to a maximum of 25 years. Trillanes also calls for the creation of a permanent
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Anti-child labor awards for teachers in Iloilo City up for grabs – Philippine Information Agency

May 2, 2011

Anti-child labor awards for teachers in Iloilo up for grabs
Philippine Information Agency
ILOILO CITY, May 3 (PIA) – It is said child labor can be fought with education and education can come from conscientious dedicated teachers, adult para teachers or little teachers as the case may be. As partner of government through

Child labor rates go up in Colombia –

Child labor rates go up in Colombia
BOGOTA, May 2 (UPI) — Colombia experienced a sharp rise in the volume of child workers in the last five years, officials say a study reveals. A report by the non-profit communications agency PANDI said there was about a 35 percent spurt in child labor
Child labor in Colombia rises by 35%Colombia Reports

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Grim Prospects of DRC’s Female Child Soldiers – IWPR Institute for International Justice

May 1, 2011

In 2004, the United Nations children’s agency UNICEF launched a national programme to help former child soldiers adjust to their new circumstances.…/grim-prospects-drc’s-female-child-soldiers

Central African Republic: Use of child soldiers continues unabated –

April 30, 2011

This article summarizes the latest United Nations report on the situation of child soldiers in Central African Republic. Issues highlighted include the…Use…/2011.html

Texas rodeo champ guilty of child trafficking – KLTV 7 News

April 29, 2011

A 44-year-old Linden, Texas man has pleaded guilty to sexual assault related charges in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales…/texas-rodeo-champ-arrested-on-child-traffic…

180 million children in India “very vulnerable” to trafficking –

Q) In your opinion, what are the reasons behind the increasing child trafficking in India? A) Nearly 43% of the country’s population is children below 18.…