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29 October 2018

Lead paint poisoning is still a major health threat for kids around the world and governments should ban it say WHO and UNEP

Author: UN Environment

"Lead exposure is poisoning the future of our children", 24 Octobre 2018...

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29 October 2018
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Author: ONU Environnement

"L'exposition au plomb empoisonne l'avenir de nos enfants", 24 octobre 2018...

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18 April 2018

USA: Court finds paint manufacturer PPG liable for pollution posing risk to health & environment in lawsuit over chemicals spill

Author: Matthew Medsger, TRIBLive (USA)

"Judge: PPG solely liable for pollution near Ford City", 17 Apr 2018...

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4 January 2018

India: Despite reports on child deaths in mica mines, new investigations find company initiatives failing to have any tangible action on the ground

Author: Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation, India

 "In search of sparkle: is corporate inaction on mica condemning Indian children to death?" 19 December 2017...

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8 May 2017

India ​to legalise mica mining in bid to tackle endemic child labour

Author: Kate Hodal, Guardian [UK]

India is to legalise the mining of mica, a sparkly mineral used in eyeshadows and car paint, in a bid to cut the number of children who labour – and often die – to produce it...Activists lauded the decision to legalise mica mining, but warned that...

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8 August 2016

India: Investigations highlight child labour, debt bondage & illegal operations in mica mines

Investigations highlighted incidences of child labour, debt-bondage and unsafe work conditions mica mines of various indian states. Many of these mines are reported to be operating without licenses. The mica sourced from some of these mines is...

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31 July 2016

Paint used by car makers linked to illegal mines in India reliant on child labour and debt bondage, company responses included

Author: Peter Bengtsen & Annie Kelly, Guardian [UK]

"Vauxhall and BMW among car firms linked to child labour over glittery mica paint", 28 July 2016...

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8 May 2016

South Africa: Community protests against Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Mine over "unequal treatment of host communities" disrupt operations

Author: Nompumelelo Magwaza

"Blockade closed Richards Bay Minerals mine", 9 May 2016...

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6 April 2016
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Author: ISO (Organisation internationale de normalisation)

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3 June 2015

Families of victims of Qatari Villaggio Mall fire file new lawsuits in USA & Qatar alleging mall's construction & management firms were negligent

Author: Lesley Walker, Doha News (Qatar)

"Families of children killed in Villaggio fire file lawsuits in US, Qatar", 1 Jun 2015...

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