Violence at work

URUGUAY: First to ratify Domestic Workers convention
2/May/2012 News
Summary: Children, who make up nearly 30 per cent of domestic workers, and migrant domestic workers, are the most...
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UZBEKISTAN: Groups urge monitoring of cotton harvest
27/Apr/2012 News
Summary: According to reports by local monitoring groups, on the 2011 harvest children as young as 10 were coerced into...
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BOLIVIA: Working children present bill of rights to improve their working conditions
26/Apr/2012 News
Summary: The draft bill seeks to get legal and social recognition of working children, and ensure their right to education...
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BRAZIL: Supreme Court ruling absolves a man of raping three 12-year-old girls
18/Apr/2012 News
Summary: The court based its ruling on the fact that the girls were alleged sex workers, which the South American regional...
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INDIA: Maid’s cries cast light on child labour
11/Apr/2012 News
Summary: India is reported to have more child labourers than any other country in the world. ...
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SYRIA: Rebels accused of using child soldiers
29/Mar/2012 News
Summary: "We are receiving allegations of children with the Free Syrian Army,'' Radhika Coomaraswamy, UN special...
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CHILD LABOUR: Confectionery giant commits to fight child labour amid international pressure
13/Feb/2012 News
Summary: A video documenting Hershey's child labour practices was set to be screened at Super Bowl and viewed by millions,...
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INDIA: Sexual harassment law may soon cover domestic workers
16/Jan/2012 News
Summary: The article relates to recommendations to include domestic workers, who comprise 30 per cent of the female...
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