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Many dead in Bangladesh factory fire

Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.

Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.

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Five global problems to highlight on International Workers' Day

With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be

With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be

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Children in jobs means even worse future, says ILO

Almost 170 million children are condemned to work full-time jobs today, with no schooling and poor future prospects. The International Labour

Almost 170 million children are condemned to work full-time jobs today, with no schooling and poor future prospects. The International Labour

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Celebrations in Oslo as Nobel Peace Prize winners officially receive the award

This year's Nobel Peace Prize winners, Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousufsay, made an appearance on Wednesday night in front of adoring crowds carrying candles in Oslo.

This year's Nobel Peace Prize winners, Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousufsay, made an appearance on Wednesday night in front of adoring crowds carrying candles in Oslo.

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Mexican police rescue 458 children from a rat infested refuge

Shock and disbelief have been reactions in Mexico to the revelations that over 450 children have been discovered living in a vermin infested refuge

Shock and disbelief have been reactions in Mexico to the revelations that over 450 children have been discovered living in a vermin infested refuge

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Bolivia to vote on child labour law

Bolivia’s Senate is to vote on a new code that could lower the working age for children. Currently they can enter the workforce at 14 but some

Bolivia’s Senate is to vote on a new code that could lower the working age for children. Currently they can enter the workforce at 14 but some

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Bangladesh factories agree to pay rise but protests continue

Police forces used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up new protests by workers in Bangladesh who are calling for a bigger increase in their

Police forces used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up new protests by workers in Bangladesh who are calling for a bigger increase in their

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Putting an end to child labour

10.5 million children around the world are working in dangerous sometimes even slave-like conditions according to estimates. On the World Day

10.5 million children around the world are working in dangerous sometimes even slave-like conditions according to estimates. On the World Day

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The boys and girls who'd rather go to school

This week in Learning World, we look at the issue of child labour. An estimated 250 million children are forced to work rather than go to school

This week in Learning World, we look at the issue of child labour. An estimated 250 million children are forced to work rather than go to school

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The Great Escape: children break free from crises

We hear the uplifting story of 13 year old Kesz Valdez, once reduced to scrabbling for survival among the rubbish tips of Manila, now he is the proud

We hear the uplifting story of 13 year old Kesz Valdez, once reduced to scrabbling for survival among the rubbish tips of Manila, now he is the proud

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World Day Against Child Labour

To mark the World Day Against Child Labour, police and child protection activists in New Delhi, India, raided a series of sweatshops and factories

To mark the World Day Against Child Labour, police and child protection activists in New Delhi, India, raided a series of sweatshops and factories

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Child labour warning to austerity-hit Portugal

Human rights are at risk as austerity bites in Portugal, the Council of Europe is claiming. It fears a return to child labour with youngsters

Human rights are at risk as austerity bites in Portugal, the Council of Europe is claiming. It fears a return to child labour with youngsters

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Children clean Libyan rebel weapons

An organised group of children sat on mats and cleaned assault rifles in Libya’s rebel-held city of Misrata.

An organised group of children sat on mats and cleaned assault rifles in Libya’s rebel-held city of Misrata.

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Child workers - not always a bad thing

Tackling child labour remains one of the greatest challenges facing both the developed and developing worlds. It is estimated some 200 million

Tackling child labour remains one of the greatest challenges facing both the developed and developing worlds. It is estimated some 200 million