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14 November 2017

EU: Parliament fails to reach conclusion on carcinogenic properties of glyphosate despite warnings of negative health effects

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13 November 2017

Commentary: 2017 UN Climate Change Conference should focus on adverse effects of climate change on children

Author: Alice Thomas, Refugees International, OpenGlobalRights

“Climate change talks must focus on the most vulnerable: the world’s children”, 1 Nov 2017...

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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights

"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...

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13 November 2017

Kenya: African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights says govt.'s failure to regulate Bridge International Academies may compromise right to education

Author: The East African Centre for Human Rights (Kenya) & others

"African Commission raises concern about lack of regulation of Bridge International Academies"...

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13 November 2017

Study highlights negative impacts of climate change on the health of millions worldwide

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11 November 2017

Commentary: Intergenerational efforts are critical to addressing climate change

Author: Leah Davidson, OpenGlobalRights

For many children in developing countries, the reality of climate change is intricately intertwined with children’s human rights to education, healthcare, shelter and sanitation...There is a generational divide between the people in leadership...

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9 November 2017
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6 November 2017

UN Special Rapporteur on Toxic Wastes warns EU of negative effects of glyphosates on children's health

Author: Baskut Tuncak for The Guardian

...Two weeks ago, some European countries blocked the attempt to give glyphosate a new 10-year licence. This decision is about much more than one pesticide. It’s a welcome sign that EU member states might be more vigilant in performing their duty to...

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29 October 2017

Zambia: ILO latest report on child labour says Zambia's agricultural sector accounting for more than 90% of child laborers in the country

Author: Christine Mwaaba, The Times of Zambia (Zambia)

"Zambia: Tackling Child Labour in Agro Sector", 16 Oct 2017...

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19 October 2017
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Author: Reinhard Wolff, taz

"Musterprozess zu Umweltvergiftung: Spielen auf den Giftmüllbergen", 17 Oktober 2017...

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