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# Child Labour

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Apple and Microsoft accused of profiting from child labour in US lawsuit
The companies are accused of profiting from child cobalt miners.
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.”
Amnesty accuses global brands of "profiting from child labour"
The investigation claims to show a wide range of abuses.
'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.
Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant
It has suspended business with the supplier involved.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Factory raids highlight India's illegal child labour
Dozens of migrant children were found illegally working in New Delhi despite child protection laws.
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.