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Malawi's Children of Tobacco
World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, children, Child Labor )

- 1007 days ago -
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 )

- 1076 days ago -
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 )

- 1160 days ago -
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 )

- 1171 days ago -
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 )

- 1178 days ago -
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 )

- 1222 days ago -
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 )

- 1227 days ago -
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 )

- 1445 days ago -
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 )

- 1475 days ago -
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 )

- 1491 days ago -
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 )

- 1500 days ago -
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 )

- 1508 days ago -
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
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Poverty Drives Child Labour
World  (tags: world, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, news, politics )

- 1557 days ago -
In an informal settlement of 10,000 people on the outskirts of Papua New Guinea's capital, Port Moresby, Tembari Children's Care - a new grassroots initiative - is providing protection, food and education to orphans and abandoned children who would other
Peru Launches Project to Fight Child Labour
World  (tags: world, children, child labor, PEru, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, society, news, freedoms )

- 1563 days ago -
Peru is using money donated by the United States to set up a pilot project to reduce the use of child labour.
INDIA: Rampant Child Labour Goes Unaddressed In Kashmir
World  (tags: world, politics, child labor, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

- 1835 days ago -
The 2001 census counted 175,000 child labourers in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, though other estimates believe the number is closer to 250,000

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