"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
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