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1 September 2014

Turkey: Syrian refugees trigger child labour boom in Turkey

Author: Constanze Letsch, Guardian (UK)

Thousands of young refugees are missing out on school to support families left destitute after fleeing the fighting in Syria... According to the UN high commissioner for refugees (UNHCR), about half the million Syrian refugees currently living in...

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2 July 2014

Kenya: Toxic Lead Threatening Lives [Includes video]

Author: Human Rights Watch

Thousands of people in a poor urban district outside Mombasa face serious health consequences from toxic lead from a battery recycling plant...Human Rights Watch released a film, Kenya: Factory Poisons Community, documenting the health and...

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24 June 2014

[PDF] Forced Labour in Nothern Ireland: An Update

Author: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This research updates a 2011 study for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation called Forced labour in Northern Ireland. It investigates the prevalence of forced labour over the past few years and looks at how the issue is being addressed. The research: finds...

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23 June 2014

Children and finance

Author: Guardian Sustainable Business Hub

A weekly focus exploring the role of financial literacy in children's economic well-being. [Includes: Poll on whether children learn about money and finance at school, articles on "Financial education for children a powerful agent for change", "Banks...

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23 June 2014

Guardian & UNICEF launch weekly focus on children & finance

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23 June 2014

This Week - Guardian Sustainable Hub Weekly Focus: Children & Finance

Author: Guardian Sustainable Hub & UNICEF

The financial sector has an opportunity to make a difference for children. Building on what it means for businesses to respect and support children’s rights, the Guardian Sustainable Business, in collaboration with UNICEF, is dedicating an entire...

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17 June 2014
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Author: Radio Okapi (Rép. dém. du Congo)

Douze mille enfants travaillent dans quarante-trois sites miniers du Katanga, a dénoncé...le consortium Refed mining artisanal...La présidente de cette ONG...appelle à la mobilisation de toutes les couches de la population katangaise pour mettre fin à...

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13 June 2014
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Author: Fatou Ndiaye, Sud Quotidien (Sénégal)

L'orpaillage dans la région de Kédougou, demeure une contrainte majeure dans l'éradication du travail des enfants. Les inquiétudes liées à ce phénomène ont été évoquées...en marge de la journée de lutte contre le travail des enfants. Le travail des...

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11 June 2014

Extend social protection: combat child labour! World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2014

Author: ILO

Social protection is both a human right and makes sound economic and social sense. Social protection enables access to education, health care and nutrition and plays a critical role in the fight against child labour. This year, World Day Against Child...

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5 June 2014

[DOC] Consultancy: Development of UNICEF engagement with business in Middle East and North Africa [Dubai, UAE, deadline: Jun 2014]

Author: UNICEF

UNICEF has historically had minimal engagement with the business sector in the the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. As part of global efforts by the organization to strengthen and expand its work with business – in order to harness the...

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