Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.
Insiders visited southeast Turkey, home to a large number of Syrian refugees who have fled their war-torn country, and found many children forced to work.
They are the forgotten youngsters – the estimated 168 million, globally, trapped in child labour.
With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be
Almost 170 million children are condemned to work full-time jobs today, with no schooling and poor future prospects. The International Labour
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.
Shock and disbelief have been reactions in Mexico to the revelations that over 450 children have been discovered living in a vermin infested refuge
Samsung has announced it has severed ties with a Chinese supplier over the suspected use of child labour. The decision comes after the US based
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
Tackling child labour remains one of the greatest challenges facing both the developed and developing worlds. It is estimated some 200 million