Child Labor

31 Child Labor Photos That Expose The Ugly History Of American Coal

1 of 32<p>15-year-old Vance worked for several years in a West Virginia coal mine making 75 cents a day for 10 hours of work. All he did all day was …

West Virginia

Long-lost siblings find each other after a decade

It was an emotional reunion that overshadowed even movies with similar scripts: siblings separated during childhood meeting after over a decade. On …

Assembly OKs bill relaxing child labor restrictions

The state Assembly has passed a Republican bill that would further loosen child labor restrictions.<p>The bill would allow minors to work in businesses …

Business

In A Bid To Stop Child Labour, Karnataka Will Now Cut Electricity Of Factories That Employ Children

According to research, 37% population of India is under the age of 18.<p>Numerically, this stands around 444 million, which is staggering.<p>However, many …

India

29 child labourers rescued

As many as 29 children have been rescued in 10 days under Sarana Balyam, a project launched by the Women and Child Development Department to wipe out …

Uttar Pradesh

People Are Really Great at Forgetting If Their Jeans Are Made Through Child Labor

We humans are plenty talented at seeing, hearing, and speaking no evil. But when push comes to shove, as a recent study published in the <i>Journal of</i> …

Forestry

French NGOs sue Samsung over alleged child labour in China

Two French rights groups said on Thursday they had filed a legal case against South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and its French …

Asia Pacific

Pope Francis On Tension In The Korean Peninsula, Jerusalem’s Status Quo, Climate Change, And Child Labor

In his annual speech to diplomats commonly known as the Pope’s “State of the World” address, Pope Francis highlighted serious issues concerning …

North Korea

4th Defendant Charged in Brutal Ohio Child Labor Scheme

A U.S. federal court Wednesday charged a fourth suspect in a human trafficking scheme that promised teenage workers an education and easy jobs on an …

U.S. Border Patrol

Taking Christmas merriment to one and all

It’s that time of the year again when cakes and carols mark the festive year-end that is the Christmas season. Many parts of the city are decked up …

Christmas

Burger King franchisee fined $250,000 penalty for child labor violations; Here are his 43 Massachusetts stores

Burger

Burger King Franchisee To Pay $250,000 For Child Labor Law Violations In Mass.

BOSTON (CBS) – A Burger King franchise owner has agreed to pay up after investigators found more than 800 child labor violations at his fast food …

Burger King

Burger King franchisee settles child labor case

BOSTON -- A Burger King franchisee with 43 stores in Massachusetts, including two in Lowell and one each in Chelmsford, Tewksbury and Leominster, has …

Massachusetts

Burger King franchisee cited for 843 child labor violations in Massachusetts

One of the country’s biggest restaurant franchisees has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle 843 child labor violations at Burger King restaurants across …

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Geography

Eleven people from two families rescued from bonded labour in city

Eleven people from two families from Krishnagiri were rescued by the Bengaluru Urban District Administration’s South Sub-Division and the Labour …

India

Library of Congress introduces three new apps (and a reminder of some older goodies) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Lee Ann Potter, director of Educational Outreach at the Library of Congress, shared in a press release:<p>We are delighted to see the creative ways in …

UNHCR: Widespread rape of Syrian boys and men

A UNHCR report has found that sexual violence towards boys and men stemming from the Syria conflict has been far more prevalent than was previously …

World News

Family of three bonded labourers rescued

A family of three, including a 14-year-old girl, was rescued from bonded labour from a sericulture farm in Kanakapura recently.<p>They were given …

Syrian children in Turkey forced to work rather than study

They work up to 12 hours a day to help their families. Labor is part of daily life for many displaced Syrian children in Turkey. Studying is a …

World News

Cobalt, the heart of darkness in the shiny electric vehicle story: Andy Home

LONDON (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters)<p>The electric vehicle (EV) story continues to gather momentum, with even major oil companies scrambling to join the coming green energy revolution.<p>Royal Dutch Shell has just announced a partnership with …

Cobalt

Manufacturers Vow to Ethically Source Materials for Electric Cars

Child labor in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo among the concerns driving partnership.<p>*—Kyodo<p>Top automakers including Ford and Honda …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Child labour fuels fear of reputational risk

Controversy surrounding school-age interns working illegal overtime at Foxconn, a key supplier to Apple, the US iPhone maker, is fuelling concerns …

Chinese firm probes claims of child labour at its African suppliers

File: A Chinese metal trading firm says it is investigating whether children are working in Congolese mines that supply it with cobalt, a key …

News (South Africa)

Investigation Highlights How Child Labour Could Be Used To Mine Essential Mineral For Electric Cars

Global demand for cobalt, an essential element in electric car batteries, is sky high. But in some parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where …

Technology (Australia)

Tobacco hurts more than just your lungs – it damages the communities that grow it

The Kipembawe Division is hidden in the southern highlands of south-west Tanzania, a long seven-hour drive north from the city of Mbeya. The scenery …

Agriculture

Apple exec on making a completely green iPhone and tackling child labour concerns in supply chain

Australia News:<p>The company wants to use 100 per cent recycled and renewable materials like bioplastics to make its iPhones, Macbooks and other …

Sustainability

Lawyers raise concerns over rising number of child sexual abuse cases in Turkey

DİYARBAKIR<p>Eleven bar associations in Turkey have raised concerns over the rising number of child sexual abuse cases, in a statement released to mark …

Turkey

Nearly 200 million are modern slaves or child laborers

According to a new report from the United Nations, nearly one in ten children are in child labor globally, with nearly half of these engaged in …

Slavery

The World Is Losing the Battle Against Child Labour

“While the general numbers for child labour dwindled from 162 million to 152 million since 2013, in rural areas the number grew: from 98 to 108 …

Geography