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Abolish Misguided Child Labor Bill
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, ACTION PLEASE, child labor )

Rose
- 36 days ago - forcechange.com
rget: Evo Morales, President of Bolivia Goal: Urge government to abolish child labor bill that threatens the mental development and physical health of its young citizens In developing countries, nearly one in four children ages five to 14 are
Child Labor Is the One Providing Our Chocolate Bars! Stop That Now!
World  (tags: humanrights, world, Child Labor, nestle, ACTION PLEASE )

Rose
- 83 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Nestle has been buying chocolate to make the chocolate bars from cocoa plantations that are using child labor
End Corporate Support of Child Labor
World  (tags: humanrights, children, Child Labor, ACTION PLEASE )

Rose
- 127 days ago - forcechange.com
rget: United States International Trade Commission Chairman Irving Williamson Goal: Demand corporations end the use of child labor Across the world, millions of children work as cheap, expendable labor.
Malawi's Children of Tobacco
World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, children, Child Labor )

Rose
- 219 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Over the past decade, Malawi has become one of the five largest tobacco producers in the world, largely due to low export tariffs,
Pakistan: Child Labour - Who Are the Ultimate Losers?
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, Child Labor, asia )

Rose
- 288 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), "Child labor refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school,
Endemic Corruption in Bangladesh Is Leaving Children Dead in the Street
World  (tags: children, child labor, safety, poverty, Bengladesh, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, society, violence )

Cal
- 372 days ago - globalpost.com
Commentary: The country is at a tipping point regarding violence, safety and labor condition
More Kids Pushed Into Labour in Lebanon
World  (tags: children, world, Lebanon, child labor, Syria, conflict, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, news )

Cal
- 383 days ago - ipsnews.net
With Lebanon fraying at the seams under pressure from the neighbouring Syria conflict and the economy stuttering amid a political vacuum, more and more children are being pushed into labour.
In Mumbai, Thousands Toil In The World's Largest Laundry
World  (tags: humanrights, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UnitedNations, world, politics, society, ethics, china, interesting, news )

Cal
- 390 days ago - worldcrunch.com
India's working poor include more than 5,000 men and women at one facility who wash and iron clothes by hand 14 hours a day, seven days a week, earning barely enough to survive.
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Child Labor in Ghana
World  (tags: humanrights, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UnitedNations, world, politics, society, ethics, china, interesting, news )

Cal
- 434 days ago - forcechange.com
The process of ending child labor in a nation is always extremely gradual and often times agonizingly slow; however, Ghana is currently in a position to do so. The Ghanaian government has already taken the first step by outlawing child labor. Now it is up
Day Against Child Labor Highlights 10.5M Children Working as Domestics
World  (tags: humanrights, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UnitedNations, world, politics, society, ethics, china, interesting, news )

Cal
- 439 days ago - globalpost.com
United Nations says children working in homes are hidden from view, protections.
India's Children Suffer in Brutal Conditions
World  (tags: child labor, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', corruption, children, news, asia )

Cal
- 657 days ago - thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com
Entire families can be recruited with the promise of good wages and conditions, but on arrival, the laborers can be severely exploited.
Thank Hershey for Its Certification Commitment & Hold Hershey to Its Promise ACTION LINK
World  (tags: chocolate, Hershey, child labor, workers' rights, Whole Foods, world, Ivory Coast, Ghana, certified fair trade, humanrights )

Nancy
- 687 days ago - care2.com
Finally, after years of pressure, Hershey announced an intention to certify its cocoa by 2020 on October 3, 2012. Thank Hershey for this new commitment, and send a message that you'll hold Hershey accountable.
Samsung: Stop Exploiting Child Laborers ACTION
World  (tags: children, Samsung, child labor, world, China, corruption, humanrights, ethics )

Nancy
- 703 days ago - change.org
These children labored under deplorable conditions, working 11 hours a day, 26 to 28 days a month to make mobile phones, DVDs, stereo equipment and MP3 players for Samsung.
Stand Against Forced Child Labor & Worker Rights Abuses ACTION
World  (tags: chocolate, Hershey, child labor, workers' rights, Whole Foods, world, humanrights )

Nancy
- 712 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Support union workers in Seattle and cocoa kids in West Africa by demanding that Whole Foods and UNFI respect workers' rights and join other natural food stores in pointing out to Hershey that ethically sourcing a small amount of the company's overall...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support India's Proposed Ban on Child Labor
World  (tags: world, children, child labor, India, law, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, GoodNews )

Cal
- 720 days ago - forcechange.com
The Indian government has proposed legislation aimed at banning labor for children under the age of 14. The new law would feature three-year jail sentences for violators, as well as a $900 fine. If passed this would be a landmark moment for India, which h
 

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