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Child Labour in Historical Perspective 1800-1985: Case Studies from Europe, Japan and Colombia
The aim of the Historical Perspectives series is to use a greater understanding of the history of childhood to shed light on the quest for improved policies ...

Children's Work and Independent Child Migration: A critical review
This review considers the evidence from child labour research that is relevant to understanding independent child migration for work. Three factors are ...

Exploring Alternative Approaches to Combating Child Labour: Case studies from developing countries

L'impact de la hausse des prix des produits alimentaires sur la pauvreté des enfants et les reponses politiques au Mali
Depuis 2006, le Mali subit de plein fouet les effets de la crise alimentaire mondiale avec des augmentations de prix allant jusqu'à 67%. Cette étude propose ...

The Impact of the Increase in Food Prices on Child Poverty and the Policy Response in Mali
Since 2006, Mali has experienced the full effects of the global food crisis, with price increases of up to 67%. This study presents simulations of the ...

Impacts of the Global Crisis and Policy Responses on Child Well-being: A macro-micro simulation framework
This paper outlines the methodology of a UNICEF research project on the impact of the global economic crisis on children in Western and Central Africa, ...

Impacts of the Global Economic Crisis on Child Poverty in Cameroon and Options for a Policy Response
This study aims to evaluate the potential impacts of the 2008/09 global economic crisis on child poverty in Cameroon. It also explores the potential effects ...

Incidences de la crise economique mondiale de 2008/09 et des options de la politique de reponse sur la pauvreté des enfants au Cameroun
Cette étude vise, d’une part, à explorer les effets potentiels de la crise économique mondiale de 2008/09 sur la pauvreté des enfants au Cameroun. D’autre ...

Learning or Labouring? A compilation of key texts on child work and basic education
'Learning or Labouring' samples current thinking on the critical relationship between child work and basic education and should provide busy programme ...

School-related Economic Incentives in Latin America: Reducing drop-out and repetition and combating child labour
This paper examines the barriers to educational achievement presented by child labour and the formal education systems of Latin America. Parents put pressure ...

Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in Ghana
Like many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Ghana is experiencing the impact of the global crisis and the uncertain economic outlook. Indeed, as Ghana’s ...

Simulation des effets de la crise économique et des politiques de reponse sur les enfants en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre: le cas du Burkina Faso
Le Burkina Faso à vu ses gains économiques, durement acquis ces dernières années, rongés par la crise financière et économique mondiale du 2008-09. Il ...

Simulation of the Effects of the Economic Crisis and Response Policies on Children in West and Central Africa: The Case of Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso’s hard earned economic gains in recent years have been eroded by the 2008-09 world financial and economic crisis. The country will particularly ...

Social Protection in the Informal Economy: Home based women workers and outsourced manufacturing in Asia
Home based work has a dual and contradictory character: on the one hand, as a source of income diversification for poor workers and the emergence of micro-enterprises, ...

Strengthening Child Protection Systems for Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Mozambique: A case study of the border town of Ressano Garcia
This research sets out to understand the why, how and with whom of rural-urban internal migration of children to Ressano Garcia, a border town between ...

The Subterranean Child Labour Force: Subcontracted home-based manufacturing in Asia
Child labour is widespread in home based manufacturing activities in the informal sector in most developing countries. This form of child labour will ...

El Trabajo Infantile y la Educación Básica en America Latina y el Caribe

What is the Effect of Child Labour on Learning Achievement? Evidence from Ghana
This paper analyzes the links between child labour and poor school performance, using data gathered in Ghana in recent years. The author examines the ...

What Works for Working Children?
The current upsurge of international concern about exploitative child labour has focused new attention on fundamental questions regarding children's work ...
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Investigating child labour. Guidelines for Rapid Assesment. A field manual
This manual is for programme managers, administrators and researchers in national and international institutions, governmental and non-governmental agencies ...

Common Platform of action of the sub-regional consultation on the development of strategies to fight child trafficking for exploitative labour purposes in West and Central Africa
The Libreville Consultation is the result of a long process of collaboration and continuous exchange between UNICEF, ILO and the government of Gabon, ...

Consultative Workshop on Child Labor Held
The first Regional Consultative Workshop aimed at gathering input from stakeholders in the Upper Eastern Region of Ghana has been held as part of preparations ...

FG Vows to Stop Child Trafficking
This article reports that in a recent speech, Mrs. Akinmoyo said that the Nigerian federal government was waging the war against child trafficking on ...

A-Ibom Bans Child Trafficking
Akwa Ibom State Government has banned all forms of trafficking of children from the state to other parts of the country to serve as house-helps or cheap ...

Promotion of gender equality in action against child labour and trafficking: A practical guide for organizations
This guide has been developed under a pilot project, implemented by the ILO Subregional Office for East Asia in cooperation with the ILO’s International ...

Child trafficking "zone" at Akateng
The Ministry of Women and Children's Affairs (MWCA) has identified Akateng, a fishing community in the Manya Krobo District in the Eastern Region, as ...

Exploitation and trafficking of children: young people are consulted
La salle de conférences du stade du 4-Août abrite du 14 au 19 juin 2004 la première rencontre nationale des Associations des enfants et jeunes travailleurs ...

Workshop to Combat Child Trafficking in Fishing Communities

Yemen: Rude awakening
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has shown growing concern and is working to help develop action taken against child trafficking in Yemen. 'Trafficking ...

Vietnam: UN unveils anti-child traffic plan
Key United Nations agencies and international and non-governmental organisations announced Thursday a joint action plan to help Vietnam tackle the trafficking ...

USA: Justice Department Eyes Human Trafficking
Every year, 17,000 men, women and children are brought into the United States to serve the underground labor and sex industries. That has caught the attention ...

USA-New York: 17 year-old represents Ghana at Youth for Human Rights
On August 23rd and 24th, when young delegates from such diverse countries as Australia, Guyana, India, Nepal, South Korea, South Africa, Zambia, Germany ...

Vietnam: "We want to be protected from human trafficking"
"I wish that children who were trafficked across the border can return to their homes and go to school again," V.T.D - a victim of trafficking - told ...

Reunification of Trafficked Children
One hundred and thirty-two children who had been trafficked for forced labour in fishing communities at Yeji in the Atebubu District of the Brong-Ahafo ...

Liberados en Ghana 132 ninos victimas de la trata
Ciento treinta y dos niños que habían sido víctimas de la trata para realizar trabajo forzoso en las comunidades de pescadores en Yeji, Ghana, pudieron ...

Child Trafficking: Another Group Repatriated to Benin Republic
Dansu, on how he was given out to the traffickers, said he was allowed to embark on the jouney by his parents after they collected stipends from a member ...

Charity calls for action on child trafficking
The illegal trade involves minors – children under the age of 18 – being sold as cheap labour or being forced into prostitution or crime. Many of ...

Sheik denies using children as camel jockeys
Abdullah al-Saboosi, a UAE diplomat in Washington, said he doesn't follow camel racing, but that Sheik Mohammed "has a big charitable organization on ...

Pareja se declara culpable de tráfico humano
Del 1 de junio de 1999 al 21 de junio del 2004, los acusados, que son esposos, orquestaron una trama para obtener ilegalmente visas para ciudadanos peruanos ...

Denuncian que además de traficar niños para prostituirlos existe tráfico de bebés
“Fue una investigación que se hizo a impulso del Instituto Interamericano del Niño, es decir que bajo un protocolo común trabajamos todos los países ...

Asia takes aim at growing child sex trafficking
"Children continue to be sexually exploited, particularly through the use of the internet, promotion of sex tourism and a lack of education about HIV/Aids ...

40,000 children used as slave labor in the Middle East, Arab countries: Burney
"They sleep in hot crowded huts made from corrugated irons sheets. It's boiling hot out in the desert yet they have to train twice or three times a day. ...

Agreement Signed in the Fight Against People Trafficking
Forensic science has established that the boy – named Adam by police – originally came from Nigeria, and it is believed he was the victim of gangs ...

One to die for trafficking children to Dubai

Combating Child Trafficking With Radio
UNICEF estimates that as many as 200,000 children in West and Central Africa alone are smuggled across national borders every year to provide forced labor ...

465 child workers rescued in Mumbai
In a massive operation coordinated with several city-based non-government organisations, Mumbai police today rescued 465 children working in exploitative ...

Sécurité : la police traque le trafic des enfants
Une réunion spécialisée de l'Oipc-Interpol s'est ouverte hier à Yaoundé. Au Cameroun, un enfant de moins de 18 ans qui travaille, ce n'est ...

Ghana eradicating child labour
Fishermen in the central Ghanaian village of Yeji have a simple remedy when their nets become entangled on the bottom of Lake Volta - they send down a ...

World Day against Child Labour Marked
People worldwide joined children yesterday to mark the second World Day Against Child Labour. The ILO established the World Day to highlight global efforts ...

Children becoming exports
Children becoming exports By Minerva BC Newman Contributor In Dumaguete City, the boarding of sacada becomes a seemingly normal scene at the ...

Benin's Red Cross Supports Child Trafficking Victims
Benin's Red Cross Supports Child Trafficking Victims Written by Lesly C. Simmons , Staff Writer, RedCross.org Thursday, December 22, ...

WOCON, ILO educate Lagosians on Child Labour, HIVAIDS
WOCON, ILO educate Lagosians on Child Labour, HIVAIDS By Margaret Odeyemi Posted to the Web: Thursday, December 22, 2005 As ...

Social Welfare Director urges better deal for children
Social Welfare Director urges better deal for children Written by Abdou Jatta Thursday, 15 December 2005 Ms Fanta Basse Sisay, ...

Rag-pickers rally against child trafficking
Rag-pickers rally against child trafficking HT Correspondent Varanasi, April 4 A number of rag-pickers took out a rally to protest ...

Trafic et surexploitation des enfants : Des pratiques proscrites par la législation béninoise
Trafic et surexploitation des enfants : Des pratiques proscrites par la législation béninoise Par Jean -Claude Kouagou 08:39 12/04/2006 ...

Child labor on decline globally
Child labor on decline globally Improvements since 2000, agency reports By Stephen Franklin Tribune staff reporter Published ...

Trafficking worst form of child labour - MP
Trafficking worst form of child labour - MP May 30 2006 at 01:23PM By Linda Daniels Child trafficking and other forms of abuse ...

How the new Fagins are bringing child slavery to Britain
How the new Fagins are bringing child slavery to Britain By Olga Craig in Bucharest, Bojan Pancevski in Vienna and David Harrison (Filed: ...

Child slaves brought to the UK by trafficking gangs
Child slaves brought to the UK by trafficking gangs: Report London, June 04: Hundreds of children from Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe are being ...

Mujeres y niñas, las principales víctimas de trata, alerta OIT
Estado de la población mundial 2006 Hacia la Esperanza Mujeres y niñas, las principales víctimas de trata, alerta OIT Soledad ...

NIGERIA: Domestic workers or modern day slaves?
NIGERIA: Domestic workers or modern day slaves? LAGOS, 12 Sep 2006 (IRIN) - Human traffickers make good business taking poorly educated girls ...

Haitian Rights Group Calls on Haiti to End Child Trafficking
Haitian Rights Group Calls on Haiti to End Child Trafficking 8/23/2006 11:16:00 AM To: National and International desks Contact: ...

Migration of Unaccompanied Children
Migration of Unaccompanied Children On the eve of the UN General Assembly debate on International Migration Save the Children demands that more ...

Total ban on child begging soon
Total ban on child begging soon Staff Reporter Part of action plan on preventing child labour and trafficking Thiruvananthapuram: ...

In Garvi Gujarat, growth rate’s rising but so’s child-trafficking
In Garvi Gujarat, growth rate’s rising but so’s child-trafficking Children from Rajasthan and Nepal engaged in restaurants, those from Orissa, ...

Saudi delegation discuss child trafficking; Girl killed in smuggling attempt
Saudi delegation discuss child trafficking; Girl killed in smuggling attempt By Abdul-Aziz Oudah Nov 4, 2006, 12:14 A nine-year ...

De la répression du trafic d’enfants
De la répression du trafic d’enfants mercredi 25 octobre 2006. L’Etat burkinabè a affiché une ferme volonté de lutter contre ...

Girl helps an under age maid get back her childhood
Girl helps an under age maid get back her childhood Naziya Alvi New Delhi, January 10, 2007 A phone call by a girl who felt ...

Child-labor chocolates
EDITORIAL Child-labor chocolates The cocoa industry is an important one for West African economies, but it also relies on children sold ...

Teenage girls at U.N. meeting urge action against sex slavery, trafficking, child labor
Teenage girls at U.N. meeting urge action against sex slavery, trafficking, child labor UNITED NATIONS: A 16-year-old Nepalese girl burst into ...

Globalization and Child Labor: The Cause Can Also be a Cure
Globalization and Child Labor: The Cause Can Also be a Cure Prof. Susan Ariel Aaronson - 3/15/2007 Pressure of globalization has led ...
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Broken promise : the world of endangered children

Caught in the cross currents : what's happened to children - and people who work for children - in the ten years since the International Year of the child

Children in especially difficult circumstances in Honduras

Children in need of special protection : East Asia and the Pacific : a UNICEF perspective

Children in the international political economy

Database on the rights of the child

Revisiting children's rights : 10 years of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Situation analysis : Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Programme

The state of children and women in Turkey : perspectives in the context of the CRC and CEDAW

The status of Palestinian children's rights 1999 in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Traumas of childhood

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