Recent Child Labor News (August 31, 2015)

Recent child labor news:


Nestle claims it will make KitKat sustainable in 2016:


Candy Industry editor says Tulane report is a call to step up child labor responses and it may be time for President Obama to get involved:

2.03 million: Cocoa industry needs to respond to rising …

It’s not what the industry expected. Not what people heavily committed to the cause expected.

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Top 5 findings from the 2105 “Cocoa Barometer”:

Check the Chain. Fight Child Slavery.

See the top 5 findings from the important Cocoa Barometer report.

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US Court of Appeals rules companies can hide conflict minerals:

U.S. Court of Appeals Reaches Decision in Nation…

Today, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion holding that publicly-traded corporations have a First Amendment rig…

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Recent CLC Web article, “Buried Childhoods – Child Labor in Mining and Quarrying” by Sharon Fawcett:

stopchildlabor | Buried Childhoods — Child Labour …

20SHARES share on Facebooktweet on Twitter   Sharon Fawcett Jestoni* quit school at age 14 in order to take part in small-sca…

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CLC-member First Focus on how a Children’s Commission could benefit American kids:

A Children’s Commission could benefit American kids…

Recently, First Focus published this fact sheet detailing the internationally popular practice of establishing children’s commissions and ombudsman offices. …

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Launch of the “Case Studies” project: Telling the stories behind groundbreaking children’s rights legal cases:


ILO study on child labor in sugarcane in Cambodia:

Rapid assessment on child labour in the sugarcane sector in selected areas in Cambodia: A comparative analysis

Rapid assessment on child labour in the sugarcane sec…

This study was undertaken in 2014 by the Cambodia Institute of Development Study (CIDS) in order to fill an apparent existing knowledge gap on the nature of child l…

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Reid Maki

Director of Child Labor Advocacy &

Coordinator, Child Labor Coalition

National Consumers League

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