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27 March 2002
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Author: Confédération internationale des syndicats libres

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27 March 2002

ICFTU in Burkina Faso to tackle Child Labour

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

From March 25 - 27 trade unionists from six West African countries - Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, Mali and Togo - are meeting with government officials in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, to discuss how they will work together to combat the...

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27 March 2002

ICFTU in Burkina Faso to tackle Child Labour

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9 August 2001

Travel pass to stop trafficking [Mali]

Author: Reuters / News24 [South Africa]

Mali has introduced travel passes for children to prevent them being trafficked to work illegally in neighbouring West African countries, the government said on Thursday. Children from Mali and Burkina Faso are at the centre of an international outcry...

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15 July 2001

'Uganda Major Point in Arms Trafficking'

Author: Solomon Muyita, New Vision [Kampala]

Uganda has been described as one of the major illicit arms trafficking centres for east, central and west Africa. According to a US government report on African arms transfers and trafficking released July 9, other countries identified as major trans...

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6 July 2001

A process to cut illicit trade of diamonds

Author: Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press, in Philadelphia Inquirer

Thirty-four countries approved a way to track gems. Rebels funding wars are targeted.

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1 June 2001

Combating child trafficking in West and Central Africa

Author: World of Work - The Magazine of the ILO

...In general, girls are placed as domestics or street traders while boys work on plantations, in construction or in mines...The existence of trafficking in children for labour exploitation is now recognized in the countries participating in the...

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