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Bihar India State to Become “Child Labour Free” Within a Year
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Saturday, 28 December 2002
Bihar India State to Become “Child Labour Free” Within a Year
“The state of Bihar will be free from the evil clutches of child labour within a year”, pledged Mr. Laloo Prasad Yadav, the ex-chief minister of Bihar and supremo of the state ruling party, Rashtriya Janata Dal, before a strong crowd of nearly 15, 000 His promise brought hope and smiles o­n the faces of thousands of people, including release...
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Concerns over human rights activists in Nepal
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Saturday, 28 December 2002
Concerns over human rights activists in Nepal
Amnesty International has expressed grave concern that families of human rights victims named in its recent report, Nepal: a deepening human rights crisis, pub...
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More funding needed for Afghanistan
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Saturday, 28 December 2002
More funding needed for Afghanistan
A lack of adequate fundingin Afghanistan could put at risk the planned return of over 1.5 million people displaced by years of fighting, a senior UN official h...
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Widespread discrimination and occurrences of child labour in Europe
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Tuesday, 23 July 2002
Widespread discrimination and occurrences of child labour in Europe
Brussels 23 July, 2002 (ICFTU OnLine): Salary discrimination against women of up to 35% still exists across Europe, according to a new report by the Internatio...
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Growing sex traficking problem
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Saturday, 20 July 2002
Growing sex traficking problem
A new International Organisation for Migration (IOM) study on the extent of trafficking in human beings in the Russian Federation confirms that it is a growing...
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela est beira do precipcio. A ao concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrero por falta de medicamentos, pela m nutrio ou pela violncia.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.