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400 Million Children Mired in Extreme Poverty
World  (tags: humanrights, children, children, poverty, World Bank, child labour, mulnutrition )

Naoko
- 430 days ago - ipsnews.net
Four hundred million children under 13 years of age are living in extreme poverty worldwide, according to a new study released by the World Bank here Thursday.
Peru : Highest Child Labour Rate in the Americas.
World  (tags: peru, slavery, child labour, corporate, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, money, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, children, women, protection, risks, safety )

Xil
- 851 days ago - aljazeera.com
Officially the practice is banned, but many poor families rely on the money their children earn. Of the nation's three million child labourers, aged between five and 17, 70 per cent of them are engaging in activities that endanger their lives.
CHILD SALVERY: Tell European Parliament to Stop Supporting Forced Child Labor in the Cotton Industry. SIGN!
World  (tags: europe, children, child labour, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', east europe, governments, slavery, cotton, Uzbekistan, crime, China, freedoms, violence )

Jim
- 1011 days ago - change.org
Child slavery is an ongoing problem in Uzbekistan's cotton industry. Around 90 per cent of Uzbek cotton is harvested by hand with approximately half of all cotton picked by state-sponsored forced child labor. Human rights groups estimate that hundreds of
Human Trafficking Petition: Nike: Stop Using Child Labor. | Change.Org
World  (tags: child labour, human trafficking, petition, Nike, Apple, Hersheys, Starbucks, unpaid, slavery, boycott )

Jenny
- 1023 days ago - change.org
Nike and many other large brand name companies (Apple, Hershey's, Starbucks, etc.) have given worthy evidence that they are harborers of unpaid child labor. This is SLAVERY. We have created this petition to boycott Nike and their products until they
PAKISTAN: Child-Labour Risks Rise Across Flood Zone
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, Pakistan, risks, villages, returning, floods, Pakistan, child labour, UNICEF, warning, natural disasters )

Naoko
- 1524 days ago - irinnews.org
Flood victims across Pakistan have been returning home to villages where houses have been reduced to piles of mud and brick, farmland ravaged and streets reduced to swamps.
New UN Report Urges Greater Efforts to End Child Labour
World  (tags: humanrights, children, UnitedNations, child labour, efforts, ILO, IPEC, poverty, school, education )

Naoko
- 1683 days ago - un.org
The United Nations labour agency warned in a new study that efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour are waning and called for a "re-energized" global campaign to end the scourge.
Over 9 Million Chidren Trapped in Worst Forms of Child Labour
World  (tags: children, humanrights, Save the Children, Sweden, Denmark, child labour, slavery, living conditions, danger, Bangladesh, exposed, climate change, affect, 9 million, worst )

Naoko
- 1748 days ago - bangladesh-web.com
Over 9 million children are trapped in the worst forms of child labour living in slavery-like conditions, separated from their families or exposed to serious danger and illness of the country, according to an estimate by Save the Children Sweden -Denmark.
Malawi Child Tobacco Pickers Being Poisoned
World  (tags: child labour, tobacco, human rights, children )

Karen
- 1940 days ago - cbc.ca
Child labourers who pick tobacco in Malawi are being poisoned by absorbing up to two cigarette packs' worth of nicotine each day, a children's rights organization said Monday in London.
Children's Rights International
World  (tags: Children's Rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Child Labour, Trafficking )

Ben
- 2268 days ago - childjustice.org
Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified treaty in human history. Despite the good will of the signatory nations the sad truth is that the basic rights of children are still not universally recognised...
Poorest Countries in the World
World  (tags: Poverty, Slavery, Exploitation, Child Labour, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Ben
- 2285 days ago - aneki.com
Malawi, Somalia, Afghanistan, Burundi, Tanzania...
Trafficked Children 'Go Missing'
World  (tags: children, child trafficking, child labour )

Jamie
- 2631 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Children trafficked into the UK are being taken from local authority care to work as prostitutes or as child labour, a charity has warned.
   

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