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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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16 March 2002
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1 March 2002

Gabon to penalise parents for child labour

Author: PANA, posted on Child Labour News Service website

Authorities in Gabon have decided to hold parents guilty of child labour accountable with one to five years in prison.

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3 December 2001

Forced Labour in the 21st Century

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3 December 2001

Forced Labour in the 21st Century

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and Anti-Slavery International

The booklet highlights some of the main ways in which forced labour manifests itself internationally, including through slavery, bonded labour, trafficking and child labour [refers to Burma, Gabon, Haiti, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sudan, United Arab...

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25 October 2001

Protecting Gabon's pristine forests

Author: Tim Sullivan, Associated Press, in Washington Times

Faced with balancing the threat to rain forests and animal species with the need for one of the world's poorest regions to create jobs, conservationists in central Africa are turning to an unlikely ally for help - the timber industry. It's a move that...

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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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