Child Labor

Pandemic threatens India’s children with child labor rising
World

Pandemic threatens India’s children with child labor rising

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A boy who cried out when he was beaten for complaining of stomach pains drew attention…
Mired in poverty, Afghans bring their children to work
Middle East

Mired in poverty, Afghans bring their children to work

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Every day before dawn, 10-year-old Kamran goes to work with his father and other relatives at…
U.S. appeals court revives Nestle child slavery lawsuit
World

U.S. appeals court revives Nestle child slavery lawsuit

(Reuters) – A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit by a group of former child slaves accusing…
EFACC: March saw highest rates of child abuse in Egypt in 5 years
Egypt

EFACC: March saw highest rates of child abuse in Egypt in 5 years

The Egyptian Foundation for Advancement of the Childhood Condition (EFACC) revealed in its monthly report that March 2017 saw the…
Obstetrician turns away woman in labor, twins die at clinic’s doorstep
Egypt

Obstetrician turns away woman in labor, twins die at clinic’s doorstep

A woman in Daqahlia has accused an obstetrician of negligence leading to the death of her newborn twin babies.Nesma Abd…
In Turkish sweatshops, Syrian children sew to survive
Middle East

In Turkish sweatshops, Syrian children sew to survive

Muna Awwal wants to go to school. But she needs to go to work.Muna says she is 10 years old.…
As economy booms, children toil in Myanmar
World

As economy booms, children toil in Myanmar

When a boat stacked with gravel moors at a jetty in Yangon, 14-year-old Aung Htet Myat fills a basket he…
Syrian refugees in Lebanon at growing risk of forced labour: anti-slavery activists
Middle East

Syrian refugees in Lebanon at growing risk of forced labour: anti-slavery activists

A growing number of children whose families have fled the Syrian war to Lebanon are being forced to work for…
Mumbai schoolboy’s child labor project gets a national platform
World

Mumbai schoolboy’s child labor project gets a national platform

It began as a school project, became a citywide campaign, and is now a national social media campaign aimed at…
ILO: 200 million unemployed, 169 million working children
World

ILO: 200 million unemployed, 169 million working children

International Labor organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder said there are 200 million unemployed people in the world, an increase of…
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