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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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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.
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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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...
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...