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23 January 2015

UNICEF on how firms can promote children’s rights in global supply chains

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21 January 2015

"What companies can do to promote respect and support for children’s rights" - UNICEF

Author: Subajini Jayasekaran and Chris Kip, UNICEF, in Guardian (UK)

[M]ore than 168 million children are still suffering [in child labour] worldwide...[in sectors including] agriculture, services and manufacturing...[P]oor working conditions [for women] and lack of maternity rights can...[also] directly affect their...

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16 January 2015

UK: Insurance companies accused of suppressing facts about child sex abuse in council care homes

Author: David Barrett, Telegraph (UK)

"Insurance companies 'suppressed facts' about child sex abuse", 14 Jan 2015...

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12 December 2014

UNICEF blog: "The day financial managers got serious about children’s rights"

Author: Samah Abbasi, UNICEF UK, on Guardian Sustainable Business

"The day financial managers got serious about children’s rights", 4 Dec 2014...

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2 December 2014

Children’s Rights in Impact Assessments: Initiative Card

Author: Measuring Business & Human Rights

"Children's Rights in Impact Assessments: A guide for integrating children's rights into impact assessments and taking action for children", Dec 2014...

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28 November 2014

Francis West of UNICEF analyses initiatives by companies in tourism industry to fight child exploitation in their supply chains

Author: Francis West, UNICEF

"World Responsible Tourism Day: Progress Towards Protecting Children", 14 Nov 2014...

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24 October 2014

USA: New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labour

Author: Frederic J. Frommer, Associated Press

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7 October 2014

USA: Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina implements new child labour policy

Author: Human Rights Watch

"US: Tobacco Group Adopts Child Labour Protections", 2 Oct 2014...

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26 September 2014

India: UNICEF partners with industry to tackle abuse & trafficking of children in tea communities

Author: UNICEF

"Ground-breaking new tea partnership to tackle abuse and trafficking in Indian tea communities",...

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7 September 2014

UNICEF & ITU release guidelines for information & communications technology sector on protecting children online

Joint initiative by the International Telecommunication Union and UNICEF.

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