Posts Tagged ‘child slavery’

The searing report linking popular NZ brands to sexual abuse and slavery

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Some of New Zealand’s most popular cosmetic products are linked to severe abuse, sexual assault, and endemic health problems among Malaysian and Indonesian palm oil workers, according to a new investigation by the Associated Press. It’s the follow-up to another investigation in September which revealed that many of the same palm oil plantations made use Read more

Annie Lennox performing at Vatican Christmas concert

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Annie Lennox, Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist, philanthropist and former member of the Eurythmics duo has been invited to perform at the Vatican. She will be performing at the 25th annual Concerto di Natale next Saturday. Others performing at the event include Patti Smith and Joaquin Cortes. Funds raised will support two charities: The Fondazione Read more

No school days for working children

Friday, September 4th, 2015
Ukraine Government

For millions of children worldwide the adventures of attending school remain but a dream. Sadly, these children will never learn to read or write. They will not acquire computer skills. They will not experience singing in chorus, going on field trips, or playing at recess. Their classrooms will be sweatshops, farm fields, and battlefields. Their Read more

Daughters for sale: India’s child slavery scourge

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

On the day that Durga Mala was rescued, she lay crying on the stone floor, where she was attempting to cool her back. She was 11 years old and her skin was covered with blisters, from her shoulder blades to her buttocks. A few days earlier, her owners had poured hot oil over her because Read more