"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
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
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
There are close to 30 million slaves worldwide with India home to nearly half, a new report has claimed.
The Global Slavery Index 2013, the first
10.5 million children around the world are working in dangerous sometimes even slave-like conditions according to estimates.
On the World Day
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
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
To mark the World Day Against Child Labour, police and child protection activists in New Delhi, India, raided a series of sweatshops and factories
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
An organised group of children sat on mats and cleaned assault rifles in Libya’s rebel-held city of Misrata.
Tackling child labour remains one of the greatest challenges facing both the developed and developing worlds. It is estimated some 200 million