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1 January 2002

The Next Steps: Experiences and analysis of how to eradicate child labour

Author: Bjørne Grimsrud (editor)

This anthology takes stock of the experiences and analyses, with a focus not so much on individual activities or projects as on the underlying causes and the long-term solutions to fighting child labour.

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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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3 December 2001

Forced Labour in the 21st Century

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1 December 2001

Report on Codes of Conduct in the Garment and Textile Industry Seminar

Author: Chan Beng Seng [DAGA - Documentation and Action Group Asia] and Kelly Dent [TIE-Asia]

26th-30th November 2001, Bangkok, Thailand [refers to Thailand, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Korea, Bangladesh]

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29 November 2001

Report on Codes of Conduct in the Garment and Textile Industry Seminar

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29 November 2001

Report on Codes of Conduct in the Garment and Textile Industry Seminar: Final statement

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1 November 2001

ENVIRONMENT-PAKISTAN: New Funds Boost Green Action Plans

Author: Muddassir Rizvi, Inter Press Service

[42.78 million U.S. dollar agreement between the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)]

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21 October 2001

Afghan kids made to slave as garbage collectors [in Pakistan]

Author: Business Recorder [Pakistan]

There are more than 15,000 Afghani young boys, mostly orphans or abandoned by their parents, who have found way into the Karachi market for the collection of various paper-wastage items from garbage dumps [sold to paperboard manufacturers in Karachi...

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20 October 2001

International body to monitor child labour in Sialkot soon [Pakistan]

Author: Business Recorder [Pakistan]

An international monitoring body for child labour will be established shortly in Sialkot, sources here said on Friday. Talking to APP, sources said that in furtherance of Atlanta Agreement, the ILO-IPEC had established a system with the co-operation...

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18 October 2001

Pakistan launches initiative against air, water pollution and drought

Author: U.N. Development Programme

Clean air, clean water, and steps to alleviate the impact of drought top the priorities in a five-year, US$43 million programme launched this week by Pakistan and UNDP. The initiative supports the national environmental action plan approved in...

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