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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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14 May 2014

[PDF] Appendix

Author: Human Rights Watch

[Includes correspondence with Altria, British American Tobacco, China National Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco, Lorillard Tobacco (part of Carolina Group), Philip Morris International, Reynolds American & Universal Corporation]

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12 May 2014

[PDF] Children’s Rights and Business Principles Second Annual Global Event [Nairobi, Kenya, 12 May]

Author: UNICEF, UN Global Compact, Save the Children

The Second Annual Global Children’s Rights and Business Principles (CRBP) event, will take stock of the past two years of achievements in relation to the principles with a special focus on child rights and business in Africa. The event will feature an...

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8 May 2014

Activists support tobacco control Bill [Uganda]

Author: Mercy Nulago, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

Anti-tobacco activists...have backed the Tobacco Control Bill, 2014, saying it will regulate and control the consumption of tobacco and protect generations from its devastating effects...[T]he activists told legislators that tobacco is harmful and a...

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5 May 2014

[video] Abducted Girls in Nigeria

Author: CNN

CNN talks to children's rights advocate, Toyin Olakanpo, about the abducted girls in Nigeria and the govt. response. [Video transcript: Next week, Nigeria will be hosting the World Economic Forum and...my foundation works with corporations focusing on...

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1 May 2014

[PDF] Children’s Rights in Sustainability Reporting: Second edition

Author: UNICEF

This tool is intended to help companies report and communicate on how they are respecting and supporting children’s rights. The tool is aligned with the other UNICEF tools for corporate social responsibility and provides guidance notes for each of the...

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30 April 2014

Child abuse-tracking tech donated to the world

Author: Liat Clark, Wired

Netclean and Microsoft have already been working with the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC) to help law enforcement assign digital signatures to illegal photos distributed online...ICMEC['s]...Project Vic [is] a cloud...

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28 April 2014

FG warns against use of children in mining, quarrying [Nigeria]

Author: Daily Independent (Nigeria)

...[Nigeria’s] Federal Government...[has] warned parents, individuals and companies to desist from engaging children in mining and quarrying activities in the country...Mr Obiora Azubike, the Director, Department of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in...

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