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#Child Labour

From TheJournal.ie Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories Child Labour

Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories

“We are asking the justice system to sanction the unacceptable gap between Samsung’s ethical commitments and the reality in its factories.”

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty accuses global brands of "profiting from child labour" Amnesty

Amnesty accuses global brands of "profiting from child labour"

The investigation claims to show a wide range of abuses.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is what we die for': children put in danger for smartphones Child Labour

'This is what we die for': children put in danger for smartphones

The human rights organisation has accused Apple and Samsung, among others, of failing to ensure that cobalt mined by child labourers has not been used in their products.

From TheJournal.ie Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant Investigation

Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant

It has suspended business with the supplier involved.

From TheJournal.ie Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water Investigation

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

From TheJournal.ie Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised... Child Labour

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...

Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution Opinion

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution

Law enforcement has not caught up with advances in technology that are giving sexual predators access to vulnerable children, writes Hans Guyt.

From TheJournal.ie Number of children doing dangerous work drops - but not enough Child Labour

Number of children doing dangerous work drops - but not enough

There are still 85 million children involved in work that endangers their health and safety.

From TheJournal.ie Factory raids highlight India's illegal child labour Child Labour

Factory raids highlight India's illegal child labour

Dozens of migrant children were found illegally working in New Delhi despite child protection laws.

From TheJournal.ie Monsoon's internal audit reveals the use of child labour and underpaid workers Human Rights

Monsoon's internal audit reveals the use of child labour and underpaid workers

The popular high street retailer and pioneer of ethical fashion has uncovered evidence it has been benefiting from child labour in India.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: The possible size of Ireland’s rescue package; The human price of high-street fashion; and the Pope announces that condoms are ok in ‘certain circumstances’… but we bet you can’t guess when!