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#Child Labour

# child-labour - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Apple and Microsoft accused of profiting from child labour in US lawsuit

The companies are accused of profiting from child cobalt miners.

# child-labour - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories

“We are asking the justice system to sanction the unacceptable gap between Samsung’s ethical commitments and the reality in its factories.”

# child-labour - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Amnesty accuses global brands of "profiting from child labour"

The investigation claims to show a wide range of abuses.

# child-labour - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

'This is what we die for': children put in danger for smartphones

The human rights organisation has accused Apple and Samsung, among others, of failing to ensure that cobalt mined by child labourers has not been used in their products.

# child-labour - Monday 14 July, 2014

Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant

It has suspended business with the supplier involved.

# child-labour - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

# child-labour - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...

Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.

# child-labour - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution

Law enforcement has not caught up with advances in technology that are giving sexual predators access to vulnerable children, writes Hans Guyt.

# child-labour - Monday 23 September, 2013

Number of children doing dangerous work drops - but not enough

There are still 85 million children involved in work that endangers their health and safety.

# child-labour - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Factory raids highlight India's illegal child labour

Dozens of migrant children were found illegally working in New Delhi despite child protection laws.

# child-labour - Sunday 21 November, 2010

Monsoon's internal audit reveals the use of child labour and underpaid workers

The popular high street retailer and pioneer of ethical fashion has uncovered evidence it has been benefiting from child labour in India.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: The possible size of Ireland’s rescue package; The human price of high-street fashion; and the Pope announces that condoms are ok in ‘certain circumstances’… but we bet you can’t guess when!