Child Labor News

Here you can find news articles from the US and around the world concerning Child Labor.

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.…

Afrikids resettles 121 children Bolgatanga, Ghana – The Chronicle

Afrikids resettles 121 children in Upper Eastern Region of Bolgatnaga, Ghana. Mrs. Anafo, however, regretted that in spite of all these legislatives and conventions, children were still being exploited in several ways such as child trafficking and child labour, with devastating social dimensions, as some children were still
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Child Trafficking in Malaysia – Yahoo News

April 28, 2011

Read ‘CHILD TRAFFICKING IN MALAYSIA’ on Yahoo! News. KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 (Bernama) — Lina (not her real name) is only eightyears old.…

“Child Soldiers” Return to Congolese Wars – Voice of America

Pascal Badibanga Zagabe is the director of the Tumaini Center, the school where Wetemwami, Kikandi and other former child soldiers learn skills like carpentry, mechanics and sewing. He says mass demobilization has created a new set of problems.
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Clear policy sought vs child labor in small-scale mining – BusinessWorld Online

Philippine Headline News
Clear policy sought vs child labor in small-scale mining
BusinessWorld Online
In the process, the spokesman added, rules against child labor will be monitored and strictly implemented. "DSWD (Department of Social Welfare and Development) was also told to make sure that all these areas where child labor is being used in mining…
Phl addresses child labor in miningPhilippine Star
Malacañang eyes rationalized policy on miningGMANews.TV (blog)
Gina Lopez briefs Palace on anti-mining campaign in PalawanABS CBN News

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‘Raise the Bar, Hershey!” Campaign Winners Announced – PR Newswire (blog)

“Raise the Bar, Hershey!” Campaign Turns Ads Inside Out: Winners Announced in
PR Newswire (press release)
Campaign – sponsored by nonprofits Green America, Global Exchange and the International Labor Rights Forum – announced today the winners of their “brand jamming” contest in order to bring attention to Hershey’s failure to crack down on child labor and
Check out the Hershey Brand Jam Contest (blog)

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