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Tackling Child Labour in Bangladesh

Tackling Child Labour in Bangladesh

Backbencher January 24, 2014 0

Barrister Nadia Choudhury investigates the causes of (and solutions to) child labour in Bangladesh. Child labour is common in Bangladesh. Employers are eager to hire children as they are vulnerable. For most people, it

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A Critical Look at Sweatshops

A Critical Look at Sweatshops

Sam Woolfe July 24, 2013 0

Everyone can agree that sweatshops are not a good thing. They entail long hours with no breaks, terrible working conditions, a disgracefully low pay, abuse from employers and sometimes, worst of all, an abuse

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Conflict Minerals: The Sad Truth About Western Technology

Conflict Minerals: The Sad Truth About Western Technology

Sam Woolfe July 10, 2013 2

Conflict minerals are minerals which are mined in areas of armed conflict, most notably the Democratic Republic of Congo. The control of the mines which contain these very valuable minerals is a source of

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Contemporary Child Labour

Contemporary Child Labour

Backbencher May 20, 2013 1

By Rachel Auld An estimated 246 million children are engaged in child labour across the world of which 73 million under 10 years old.  Every year, 22,000 children die in work related accidents.  No country is

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