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As Economy Booms, Children Toil in Myanmar (VIDEO)
Business  (tags: Myanmar, Burma, child labour, fragmented laws )

Evelyn
- 229 days ago - themalaymailonline.com
One in five children in Myanmar aged 10-17 go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published last month, and the opening up of the economy since 2011 has triggered a spike on demand for labour.
Mongabay: Child Labor and Palm Oil in Indonesia
Business  (tags: work, child labour, family income, affording education, Indonesia, palm oil plantations )

Evelyn
- 711 days ago - news.mongabay.com
"We need to convince parents ... that children are supposed to study and not work," Suhartono said--a sentiment difficult for children like Bimo to understand: children who must work in order to afford to study.
Take Action | ILRF. Raise the Bar, Hershey!
Business  (tags: fair trade, human rights, chocolate, cocoa, USA, petition, action, Hershey, child labour, children rights )

Alicia
- 2084 days ago - action.laborrights.org
As a chocolate consumer, I am deeply concerned about labor rights abuses in the cocoa industry. Forced labor, trafficking and child labor continue on West Africa's cocoa farms... Please sign the petition, only for US, sorry!
Hershey Chocolate Linked to Child Labour
Business  (tags: children, hersheys, chocolate, child labour, lag behind, working conditions, WCF, cocoa, World Cocoa Foundation, empowerment, supply chain, greenwashing, human rights, labor )

Naoko
- 2270 days ago - ipsnews.net
Hershey, one of the largest chocolate manufactures in the U.S., is lagging behind other companies in taking steps to ensure decent workind conditions in its supply chain, charges a new report.
   

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