child labour

Syrian Child Refugees Making British Clothes in Turkey – BBC Investigation

LONDON, Oct 24 – Syrian refugee children have been working in factories in Turkey making clothes for British high street retailer Marks & Spencer and online store ASOS, an investigation by BBC Panorama found. The investigation, to be broadcast Monday evening, found Syrian refugees as young as 15 working long hours for little pay, making

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Bangladesh Police Investigate Death of 10-Year-Old Child Worker

DHAKA, July 25 – Police in Bangladesh are investigating the death of a 10-year-old boy at a textile mill who was killed after co-workers inserted the nozzle of a high-pressure air pump in his rectum and turned it on. The boy, Sagor Borman, worked at a textile mill in Narayanganj, on the outskirts Dhaka, and

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War, Disasters Disrupt Education of 80 Million Children

By Alex Whiting LONDON, March 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – At least 80 million children living in areas affected by war or natural disaster had their education disrupted last year, leaving them prey to child labour, trafficking and extremism, experts said on Thursday. Many humanitarian aid appeals for 2015 ignored education, and aid appeals for

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