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Article
14 January 2002

2.5 million carpets woven without illegal child labour

Author: Rugmark Germany

RUGMARK presents itself at Domotex: Decrease of Child Labour due to Inspections and Social Programmes

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13 January 2002

Another Chinese firm [Universe Safety Glass, operating in South Africa] flaunts labour laws [South Africa]

Author: Frank Nxumalo, Business Report [South Africa]

Total disregard of industrial safety regulations, working hours beyond the maximum allowed under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the payment of starvation wages

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13 January 2002

Bush Seeks Aid for World Bank, Conditionally

Author: Adam Clymer, New York Times

President Bush will ask Congress to base future increases in aid to poor countries on evidence that the aid is actually bringing progress in such areas as education, trade and the environment, administration officials said.

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13 January 2002

Women and work: The thorn in the rose

Author: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, Jerusalem Post

Working women worldwide are increasingly endangering their health by doing demanding jobs in which they have too little control

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12 January 2002

DSP [Deputy-Superintendent of Police] CIA admits to wrongful confinement of PC [Pearl-Continental Hotel] employees [Pakistan]

Author: The News-Jang Group of Newspapers [Pakistan]

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12 January 2002

World Economic Forum Protest Planned

Author: Tom Hays, Associated Press

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12 January 2002

UK payout for asbestosis victims

Author: Brendan Seery, Independent [South Africa]

British-based multinational Cape plc is expected to pay a first tranche of £21-million (about R336-million) in June to a trust set up to aid sufferers from asbestos-related diseases in South Africa.

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11 January 2002

WEST/CENTRAL AFRICA : Teaming up against child trafficking

Author: Integrated Regional Information Network

Representatives of West and Central African nations, UN agencies and regional non-governmental organisations ended a three-day conference on child labour and trafficking in Yamassoukro, Cote d'Ivoire, on Thursday with a pledge to lead a consolidated...

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11 January 2002

Home care workers back campaign against exploited clothing workers [Australia]

Author: Liquor, Hospitality & Miscellaneous Workers Union [Australia]

More than 4000 NSW [New South Wales] Home Care workers have shown their support for the international anti-sweatshop campaign by winning an agreement from their employer that all their uniforms will now carry the Fair Wear label.

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11 January 2002

Rich Countries Dump Plastic Wastes in India

Author: Nityanand Jayaraman, NoPE - No Plastics in the Environment

At a time when Indian cities and the rural countryside are reeling under a plastic waste crisis, official import data indicates that India has been a favoured dumping ground for plastic wastes...The imports included wastes of highly toxic plastics...

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