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Author: InfoChange [India], sourced from The Hindu [India]
The Directorate of Public Instructions (DPI) and Intel Asia Electronics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to spearhead the project in the State. Intel will impart training to 300 teachers as master trainers for the [email protected] programme
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Author: Steve Hilton, co-founder of Good Business, a London-based consulting group that advises companies on how they can help their business by helping society, in Financial Times
People have forgotten that thanks to capitalism, life expectancy is up, infant mortality is down, education is richer, horizons are broader, environmental awareness is greater, global co-operation is possible and that capitalism is the reason we can...
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Author: Child Labour News Service
Over 200 children working at the Komanbangou gold mine have been withdrawn from the site to be integrated into the school system
Author: Susan Snyder, Philadelphia Inquirer
Phila. teachers' contracts would not have to be honored if private firms are brought in to run low-performing sites.
Author: from Orlando Sentinel, in Child Labour News Service
Ecuador is aiming to rescue children working in the country's mines and brick factories and scavenging on garbage dumps and get them back into school in a program to slash child labour
Author: Lucy Amis & Dave Prescott, International Business Leaders Forum
[A comparison of policies & practices on human rights issues by 7 multinational extractive companies: BG, BP, BHP Billiton, BOC Group [part of Linde], Premier Oil, Rio Tinto, Shell]
Author: UN Wire
Sex trafficking of children in Thailand is largely an industry run by small, informal networks and is also linked to poverty and education issues
Author: Confederation of Indian Industry
Corporate Social Responsibility in South Asia would be a new form of cultural revolution and the corporate sector should invest, keeping in mind the medium and the long term interests, rather than the short term. This was stated by Mr Q A M A Rahim,...
Author: El Tiempo [Colombia], English summary in Child Labour News Service
A recent report by UNICEF and Save the Children reveals that Colombia is failing to protect child labourers.
Author: La Prensa [Nicaragua], English summary in Child Labour News Service
The ILO is launching a $275,000 program in Nicaragua to combat child labour in the country's coffee industry during the next year and assist 1,500 working children attend school.