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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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11 June 2013

Canada Promotes Private-Sector-Led Development to Help the World's Most Vulnerable People

Author: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

The world's most vulnerable people will benefit from three new Canadian investments aimed at increasing private-sector-led investment and alleviating poverty in developing countries..."The new investments Canada is making today demonstrates our...

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12 March 2013

[PDF] Issue 4: Quarterly Bulletin on Business & Children - Mar 2013

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The purpose of this e-bulletin is to help keep everyone working in the field of business & children's rights informed about recent key developments and forthcoming initiatives. [Includes contributions by UN Committee on the Rights of the Child,...

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15 February 2013

Handbook on Child Labour Launched

Author: Alecia Smith-Edwards, Jamaica Information Service

Professionals, who deal with cases of child labour, are now better equipped to address the issue with the launch of the Child Labour Handbook for Professionals...[by] The Tackling Child Labour Through Education (TACKLE) Project... Director of the...

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29 September 2011

India, Bangladesh & the Philippines lead the world in number of products made by child labourers according to US Dept. of Labor report

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29 September 2011

[PDF] U.S. Department of Labor's 2010 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Author: US Dept. of Labor

This report contains information on the worst forms of child labor and efforts to eliminate this exploitation in 125 independent countries and a summary report on 19 nonindependent countries and territories...The report focuses exclusively on the worst...

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27 June 2011

Child labour horror - 16,000 being forced to work in Jamaica

Author: Donna Hussey-Whyte, Jamaica Observer

At least 16,000 Jamaican children are being forced to engage in some form of economic activity...[and] over 7,000 are engaged in more hazardous work...which includes prostitution, the production of pornographic material and child slavery...The...

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14 June 2011

EPA: Trafficking into T&T under guise of CSME [Trinidad & Tobago]

Author: Geisha Kowlessar, Trinidad Guardian

[The Estate Police Association claims that] Haitians, Jamaicans and Guyanese nationals are being “trafficked” into Trinidad and Tobago under the cover of the Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME) [and] are being rapidly absorbed by registered...

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30 May 2011

Scotiabank Launches HIV/AIDS Testing Day

Author: The Gleaner [Jamaica]

...[S]everal agencies across the region are trying to promote the idea of [HIV/AIDS] testing...[A]s part of worldwide activities to promote HIV testing day on June 24, the Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS, in association with...

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23 May 2011

Observer wins Platinum Award for HIV workplace policy

Author: Jamaica Observer

...Jamaica Observer...collects the 2011 Platinum Award from...the United States Agency for International Development..for implementing the best HIV workplace policy and programme...The Observer also copped six other awards — Best Practice in Evidence...

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