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Artigo
16 May 2012
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Autor: Rawa News

Bonded labour in Afghanistan’s brick kilns is one of the most common forms of hazardous labour in the country. More than half of the brick kiln workers surveyed in a recent report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) were children, with most...

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19 February 2012
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Autor: Bhuvaneshwar Prasad, Times of India

The Araria police ripped off the underbelly of a big racket in bonded labour and their physical exploitation when 17 bonded labourers, including six women…were rescued from a brick kiln at Matiari…The rescued bonded workers included minor boys and...

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Artigo
14 February 2012
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Autor: Laura Gaitán L, Mario F. Martínez, Paulo A. Pérez y Fabio E. Velásquez - Foro Nacional por Colombia y Revenue Watch

…[El] sector extractivo ha ganado importancia…por su peso en la economía…[y] la distribución de la renta pública generada…[Este] reporte…[es un] punto de partida para…[el] monitoreo e incidencia…[con] cuatro ejes temáticos…[1] regulación del sector y...

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10 February 2012
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Autor: AlertNet

Children…are working full time in 120 brick factories around Kathmandu. Working in brick factories exposes workers, especially children, to irreparable health damage including acute respiratory infections, spinal injuries and lung cancer…Terre des...

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7 February 2012
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Autor: Amie Ferris-Rotman, Reuters

Dwindling development aid…in Afghanistan means child labor…is at risk of becoming more widespread, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) warned…[Herve] Berger [ILO’s representative to Kabul] cited a report by the UN agency detailing one of the...

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2 January 2012
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Autor: Express Tribune [Pakistan]

Activists from human rights organisations held a protest on December 30, 2011 to show solidarity with bonded labour…They were demanding the government to ensure the labourers got their rights. According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)...

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Artigo
30 December 2011
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Autor: Bernard Smith, AlJazeera

Many children in Afghanistan are among the most exploited members of society, being forced to work almost as soon as they can walk...

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Artigo
19 December 2011
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Autor: Ahmed Yusuf, Pakistan Today

Sabir Masih…had been killed by a brick kiln owner in Lahore, first tied to the chimney of a kiln and then thrown inside…But the murder of such men...was common…Another narrative that had become ensconced in the labourers’ collective memory was the rape...

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22 November 2011
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Autor: United Nations Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN)

Growing numbers of Vietnamese labourers are being trafficked to factories and plantations in China where they are exploited, according to the UN Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking...To avoid the beatings other workers suffered, Suu and Lin...

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Artigo
20 November 2011
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Autor: Syed Mohammad Ali, Express Tribune [Pakistan]

The bonded labour phenomenon is aptly described as modern-day slavery. Many poor workers around the world keep falling victim to debt bondage…Bonded labour…remains rampant across South Asia…including in Pakistan…The most widely and deeply affected...

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