On January 27- 28, 2020, in Leiden, The Netherlands, the Dutch Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment organised a global conference called “Taking Next Steps: Ending Child Labour by 2025” on ending child labour in supply chains, in collaboration with Global March Against Child
Op-ed by KAILASH SATYARTHI for Project Syndicate
According to the OECD, 28-43% of the child labor that is estimated to contribute to exports does so indirectly, through preceding links in supply chains (such as extraction of raw materials or agriculture). But with a holistic approach that engages governments,
Dear Members and Supporters,
As we bid goodbye to 2019 and enter into the new year of 2020, we are not only celebrating our achievements but are also keeping the grave challenge of ending child labour by 2025 in sight.Warm season’s greetings from Global March Against Child Labour!
To: Ferrero International S.A., its Executive Director, Giovanni Ferrero, and CEO, Lapo Civiletti; and Ferrero Hazelnut Company and Marco Gonçalves, CEO of Ferrero Hazelnut Company
Our investigation published in the Guardian reveals that Nutella, Kinder Bueno and Ferrero-Rocher contain hazelnuts that may have been picked by children, exploited in
The hazelnuts inside millions of Ferrero Rocher chocolates sold across Europe this Christmas may have been picked by children working in farms in Turkey, according to human rights campaigners.
Ferrero, the world’s third largest chocolate company, is struggling to address concerns that multiple farms where it sources hazelnuts for its chocolate
by Kailash Satyarthi | @k_satyarthi | Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation
While in the last decades the world has made progress on many fronts, millions of children are still far from freedom, safety and education
Kailash Satyarthi is Nobel Peace Laureate.
I had kept a vacant chair in the front
By Kailash Satyarthi
On September 24-25, world leaders will attend a United Nations summit in New York to review progress toward the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This will be the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030
Opinion article by Timothy Ryan
At a rare forum in Costa Rica bringing together more than a dozen organizations from Central and South America at a critical moment in the struggle against child labour in the hemisphere, the message was clear: The surge in authoritarian governments across the region is
“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius
This quote by the great Chinese philosopher summarises the key message of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) that ended last week at the UN in New
Global March Against Child Labour (Global March) is a worldwide movement of trade unions, teachers’ associations and child rights organisations united in their fight against child labour and standing in support of education for all. Global March engages with UN, governmental agencies, local, national, regional and global stakeholders in