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15 April 2014

Invitation to take part in an on-line survey on Child Rights & Business

Author: UNICEF, UN Global Compact, Save the Children

Ahead of the second annual Child Rights and Business Principles global event in Nairobi on May 12th 2014, UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children have developed the following questionnaire to learn more from the business community about...

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10 April 2014

International and local ArcelorMittal volunteers gather in Bosnia and Herzegovina to support inter-ethnic friendships at children’s camp

Author: ArcelorMittal

The ArcelorMittal Foundation has gathered 100 Prijedor elementary school pupils, their teachers, many local ArcelorMittal volunteers and 10 international volunteers, as part of a groundbreaking project to bring together children from different ethnic...

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10 April 2014

[PDF] Child Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility in China - New 2014 edition

Author: CCR CSR

China is home to 220 million children under the age of 14, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. ..China’s minors fall into various categories, with children left behind by migrant parents forming a substantial proportion. Other vulnerable...

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9 April 2014

[PDF] Issue 8: Bulletin on Business & Children

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

We are pleased to share with you the 8th issue of our Bulletin on Business & Children. As with our previous editions, we seek to highlight the on-going vulnerability of children to business activities as well as continued efforts by companies,...

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8 April 2014

G20 must rescue 168 million from child labour – Costello

Author: World Vision Australia

With one in ten children across the globe employed in child labour there is an urgent need for G20 nations to make sure their plans for growth are not built on the backs of the world’s innocents....

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8 April 2014

World Vision calls on G20 countries to eliminate child labour through their procurement value chains

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8 April 2014

[PDF] Children's Rights and the Corporate Sector: Setting a Benchmark

Author: Global Child Forum & BCG

The study assesses how more than 1,000 publicly listed companies in eight industry sectors address and report on children’s rights. The industry sectors included in the study were those with high exposure to children’s rights issues: Food &...

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2 April 2014

Child beauty pageants not in line with Russian legislation — ombudsman

Author: Voice of Russia

Russia’s child rights ombudsman has warned parents against participation of their children in child beauty pageants, saying they violated the Civil Code. He also said that there was no control at child pageants as to whether those who worked with...

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2 April 2014

Kenyan blogger and activist wins Google Africa competition

Author: Sandra Chao, Business Daily (Kenya)

Kenyan blogger Sitawa Wafula has emerged one of the five winners of the Google Africa competition Africa Connected. Ms Wafula, a rape survivor who is both epileptic and bipolar, says she had difficulty accessing information on both rape and the...

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2 April 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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