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Tackling the Myths Around Child Labor

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th November 2014 -  While the movement to eradicate child labour has gained significant pace, there is still a lot of ground to be covered and work to be done by companies and investors in conjunction with

G20 To Focus on Child Labour

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th September 2014 -  The plight of the world’s 168 million child labourers is firmly on the G20’s radar after a pivotal meeting of the world’s labour and employment ministers in Melbourne,

Costello Leads Call for G20 Leaders to Stop Child Labour

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th April 2014 -  A World Vision International report on child labour has prompted a call on G20 decision makers to take action to protect the world’s children from economic exploitation. The…

Hershey Melts Under NFP Pressure on Child Labour

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th October 2012 - 
Hersheys has committed to sourcing 100% certified cocoa and eliminating child labour in the cocoa regions of West Africa. Photo: The Uniting Church in Australia…

Kids Betrayed by a Hershey Chocolate – NFP Scorecard

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th September 2012 - 
Photo: A Not for Profit ‘scorecard’ detailing chocolate companies’ efforts to address child and forced labour in cocoa production has found…

Philanthropist ‘Twiggy’ Forrest Pushes Anti-Slavery Campaign

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th September 2012 -  Controversial philanthropist and businessman Andrew (Twiggy) Forrest has accused one of the world’s biggest fashion retailers Zara of refusing to join the boycott of Uzbekistan…

World Vision Appeals to Biscuit Company Over Child Labour

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 30th March 2010 -  In the lead up to Easter, World Vision Australia has met with Aussie icon Arnott’s to discuss the issue of child labour. World Vision says it has urged the manufacturer to commit…
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