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4 August 2016

UNICEF launches tools for ICT companies on children's rights

UNICEF today launched Tools of the Trade, a series of tools that provides guidance for how ICT companies can adopt or refine their policies, strategies and programmes to reduce risks or maximize opportunities for children. The tools can be applied to...

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11 July 2016

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child requests submissions on business' role in children's rights & environment (due 31 Jul)

On 23 September 2016, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold a day of general discussion in Geneva on “Children’s Rights and the Environment”.The discussion day is a public meeting at which representatives of governments, United Nations...

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5 May 2016

USA: New reports of child labour on tobacco farms supplying R.J. Reynolds Co.

Author: The Robesonian (USA)

"Report alleges child labour violations in tobacco fields", 5 May 2016...

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9 February 2016

Kenya: UN Committee on Rights of the Child concerned over increased use of "sub-standard" private schools, some for-profit

Author: East African Centre for Human Rights, Economic & Social Rights - Hakijamii, Cradle - the Children Foundation, Kenya National Union of Teachers, Intl. Commission of Jurists-Kenya, Global Initiative for Economic, Social & Cultural Rights

"The United Nations raises alarm about the lack of regulation and donor support in education in Kenya"...

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17 November 2015

UNICEF hails promised steps by Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, govts. to protect children from online sexual exploitation

Author: UNICEF

"Tech companies and governments pledge to protect millions of children from sexual exploitation online -- UNICEF", 17 Nov 2015...

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6 November 2015

New guidance on children's rights in Natl. Action Plans on business & human rights

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30 September 2015

Commentary: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants report recommends guidelines for company reporting on children's rights

Author: Adrian Henriques, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, on Measuring Business & Human Rights blog

"Adrian Henriques - Is Reporting Child's Play?", 29 Sep 2015...

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8 July 2015
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Author: AlterAsia (France)

« Travail des enfants : l’Asie Pacifique accueille plus de la moitié des victimes », 6 juillet 2015...

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12 June 2015

Guide for business on creating opportunities for children's participation

Author: Save the Children

This guide serves to inspire businesses and civil society organizations (CSOs) interested in respecting and supporting children’s rights and specifically, the child’s right to be heard as it relates to the ten Children’s Rights and Business Principles...

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12 June 2015

Handbook on "child labour free zones": Examples from Africa, Central America, Eastern Europe & South Asia

Author: Stop Child Labour

To share experiences and inspire others to implement and support the area-based approach towards child labour free zones, the international Stop Child Labour movement has developed a handbook with experiences from around the world. The ‘5 x 5 stepping...

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