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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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5 June 2014

[DOC] Job posting: Corporate engagement consultancy [La Paz, Bolivia, deadline: Jun 2014]

Author: UNICEF

Under the supervision of the Deputy representative and in close collaboration with the Communication Specialist, the incumbent will provide technical expertise to the UNICEF Country Office (CO) in the design and implementation of its corporate...

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30 May 2014
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Author: Selene Lamas, Imagenzac.com (México)

Alrededor de 20 compañías e instituciones públicas asentadas en el estado recibieron los distintivos de Empresa Familiarmente Responsable, Empresa Incluyente y Empresa Agrícola Libre de Trabajo Infantil otorgados por la Secretaría del Trabajo y...

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23 May 2014
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Author: Nereida González, NSS Oaxaca (México)

En Oaxaca el trabajo infantil, deriva muchas veces en explotación laboral; sometidos en las “peores formas” de empleo, los niños y niñas…quienes apenas hablan el español, trabajan largas horas en la calle, en el campo y en algunos comercios…[S]e...

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14 May 2014

Report slams child labor in tobacco fields [USA]

Author: Mariano Castillo, CNN (USA)

...[Children] suffer the effects of nicotine exposure as they labor in U.S. tobacco fields. There is not an exact figure for how many children work in America's tobacco fields, but Human Rights Watch interviewed nearly 150 [children]...Nearly 75%.....

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