On October 13, 2016, 913 days after their April 14, 2014 abduction by Boko Haram, 21 of the 276 school girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria were released to the Nigerian government by Boko Haram. The Nigerian government contends that the release followed "painstaking" brokered negotiations by the Swiss government on behalf of Nigeria and members of Boko Haram, the world's deadliest terror group.
11. Child labor occurs not only in agriculture, manufacturing and textile production, but also in dangerous and even life
It would help deal with issues related to child labor, slavery and marriage, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said.
A slavery survivor from Haiti shared a grizzly account of her childhood in restavèk domestic servitude.
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The outlet reported that gender equality has become a hot-button issue in India after a woman was gang raped and murdered
If I can succeed in raising my 10-year old daughter to be aware of the plight of children and to understand that she can be a part of a global solution seeking community, then perhaps I would have made the greatest contribution to the future.
About 1.1 billion people, or 15 percent of the human race, depends upon killing our living planet for their daily livelihood.
Crashing wildlife populations and social conflict are frightening enough on their own, so you could be forgiven for finding connections between the two a bit of a downer. But this dark cloud has a silver lining.
On African cocoa farms, children are frequently forced to work from 6 a.m. until the evening. They're made to live in windowless sheds and subjected to beatings and whippings for working slowly or attempting to escape.
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In the words of the ILO, forced labor "remains a low risk and high gain industry," meaning that at present the rewards of
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A proposal to eradicate slavery by the year 2100 is one that makes more sense. It gives time to institutionalize solutions and allows them to germinate organically.