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Author: UNICEF, Govt. of Canada, Barrick Gold
Children and young people are particularly vulnerable to the impact of security arrangements in the context of extractive activities...children may be recruited and used by private and public security or suffer other human rights violation at the...
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Author: Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor & Syrian Network for Human Rights
Dangerous exploitation of Syrian refugee children rampant in Jordan, 12 Dec 2016...
Author: NewsMada (Madagascar)
« Droits de l’enfant : les entreprises, des acteurs clés », 13 avril 2017...
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Netherlands: FAQs on new law requiring companies to report on due diligence on child labour in supply chains
Author: MVO Platform
"Frequently Asked Questions about the new Dutch Child Labour Due Diligence Law", Apr 2017...
Toolkit to support mining companies in integrating child rights into impact assessments, stakeholder engagement & management systems
Mining operations often occur in the most disadvantaged areas in the world, encountering some of the most vulnerable children, with profound and diverse impacts. UNICEF research conducted in 2013-14 found that the mining sector can have both adverse...
Commentary: California Transparency in Supply Chains Act no longer defence against consumer protection claims against companies
Author: Sean Selleck & Sunil Rao, Baker & McKenzie (UK)
California was the first jurisdiction to introduce transparency compliance requirements to global supply chains. Businesses have sought and succeeded in using their compliance with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act 2010 to defeat...
In photos: South Asia's hazardous ship graveyards - Indian and Bangladeshi workers facing precarious conditions
Author: Rodion Ebbighausen, DW (Germany)
4 Apr 2017...
Jordan: Private sector workers lead rising numbers of protests for decent working conditions in 2016
Author: Hana Namrouqa, Jordan Times
"Labour protests rise by 22% in 2016 — report" ...
UNICEF report: Protecting children, including from economic exploitation, when climate change forces them to flee
No Place To Call Home, shines a light for the first time on the impact on children’s rights when children are forced to flee from home because of climate change.Around the world, record numbers of children are on the move – 1 in 45 children have been...