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12 December 2017

Honduras: Group of NGOs calls for an investigation into the murder of a 13-year old boy in Dinant’s property

The Association of Non-Governmental Organisms (ASONOG for its name in Spanish) asked for an investigation and clarification into the murder of teenager Leodan Andrés Mancías Argüello, who was found dead in the Paso Aguan farm property of Dinant on...

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17 July 2017

USA: Child sex trafficking lawsuits against Backpage.com proceed

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19 April 2017
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Author: NewsMada (Madagascar)

« Droits de l’enfant : les entreprises, des acteurs clés », 13 avril 2017...

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22 December 2016

Report analyses how 37 countries' regulatory frameworks on advertising & marketing impact children's rights

Author: DLA Piper (commissioned by UNICEF)

UNICEF is committed to helping companies and governments adopt best practice in relation to all aspects of children’s rights. This includes both the ways in which products and services are marketed and advertised to children and the use of children in...

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13 October 2016

Africa: Gavi Vaccine Alliance & Girl Effect announce partnership to protect girls from cervical cancer

Author: Liz Ford, Guardian (UK)

"$10m campaign targets cervical cancer among girls in sub-Saharan Africa", 11 Oct 2016...

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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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