Child Labour

SOUND CHECK: FEBRUARY 2019

Cait and Brayds sit down to have a look back on all the things that happened with 30 Million to None in February, and also discuss some big 30 Mil news for the coming months. MAKE NOISE

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Country Profile: India

[James Clough] …it is very common for these young children – some aged as young as 7 – to be taken advantage of, deceived and forced into a life of slavery. India is well renowned for being a hugely populated country. It is the second largest population on the planet amassing a whopping 1.35 billion […]

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Cosmetics VS Child Labour

In the past decade western media exposing the extent of child labour across India has seen some companies take positive action. [Gabby Sullivan] In 2018 people’s awareness of the exploitative nature of fast fashion increased and consumers are making conscious choices to not support the unethical manufacturers. Hopefully this new year we see consumer mindfulness […]

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How The Yemen War is Creating Slavery

children are being recruited by certain rebel groups, to engage in armed conflict [Martyna Żuchowska] Yemen is currently facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Millions of people are on the brink of starvation because all the country’s supply channels have been blocked off. Most citizens don’t have access to fresh water and are malnourished. This […]

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Realities of History: Who Was Christopher Columbus?

[Sam McKenzie] If not for a journal he wrote, we may not be aware of the full extent of the atrocities that Columbus committed Christopher Columbus is infamous for discovering the Americas. Whilst he did not discover the ‘New World’, as it had already been populated, his expeditions marked the beginning of transnational conquest and […]

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Samsung vs Apple: Who’s Making the Right Calls?

[Brayden Sharp] When it comes time to buy a new phone, there are two main players: Samsung and Apple. Apple basically invented and popularised the smartphone industry, while Samsung have steadily caught up with the tech-giant and are now seen as their main alternative. But which one, if either, has clean hands when it comes […]

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Supply Chain 101: The Truth Behind Your $100 Pants

[Martyna Żuchowska] The purpose of this week’s article is to shine a light on what exactly a clothing supply chain is and how it is a detrimental aspect of modern slavery. Next time you are out shopping and decide on a shirt to buy from a big brand clothing store, take a moment to ask yourself […]

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A Day in the Life of a Child Factory Worker

[Martyna Żuchowska] 9 year old Meem wakes up early in the morning in her hometown Dhaka, Bangladesh to prepare for her work day. Part of her preparation is mental because she knows she is going to be working on the floor for 12 hours in the unbearable humid heat. She makes herself and her younger […]

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The Nagle Student Series – Part Three: Lydia Overend

[Lydia Overend] Today, more than a quarter of the world’s slaves are children. These children are forced to commit commercial sex acts, forced into a system of domestic slavery or employed in businesses that are mentally, physically, socially and morally harmful. So what is it? The international definition according to the Worst Forms of Child […]

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