A look at the components of smartphones - and how they are mined - reveals a dark side to the mobile industry
Police and eyewitnesses says dozens have been taken to hospital. Firefighters are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.
They are the forgotten youngsters – the estimated 168 million, globally, trapped in child labour.
Almost 170 million children are condemned to work full-time jobs today, with no schooling and poor future prospects. The International Labour
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
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
Tackling child labour remains one of the greatest challenges facing both the developed and developing worlds. It is estimated some 200 million