The phone you're using or the electric car you're driving could be linked to child labour, says Amnesty International.
Phones, Electric Cars and Human Rights Abuses - 5 Things You Need to Know
AI London, 1 May 2018
The phone you're using or the electric car you're driving could be linked to child labour. Read more »
Child Labor Still Rife in Democratic Republic of Congo
Deutsche Welle, 11 June 2017
June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labour. The UN estimates that 168 million children are being put to work globally. Many of them are in Africa, particularly in the Congo,… Read more »
Flawed Diamond Regulations Fuelling Child Labour - Campaigners
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 21 December 2016
Thousands of children work in Congo diamond mines mainly to pay for food and school fees, and girls who live near mines prey to rape, forced marriage and prostitution Read more »
Child Labour Taints Electric Car Battery Production - Amnesty
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 30 September 2016
"We have found that there is significant risk that cobalt mined by children could be entering their supply chains" Read more »
Exposed - the Child Labour Behind Smart Phone and Electric Car Batteries
AI London, 19 January 2016
Major electronics brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, Microsoft and Vodaphone are failing to do basic checks to ensure that cobalt mined by child labourers has not been used in… Read more »
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