Child Labour

Work or Starve: Child Labour in Pakistan's Brick Kilns

Richard C.W. Miller | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK
Richard C.W. Miller

It is estimated that child labourers now exceed 12million in Pakistan. Even worse, these children are often exposed to physical violence, long working hours and dangerous working conditions. Just a few days ago a ten-year-old boy allegedly had his hand crushed by his brick factory owner boss for refusing to work.

One Thousand Days of Syria's Conflict: Childhoods Stolen and Futures at Risk

Rosie Thompson | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK
Rosie Thompson

Today marks the thousandth day of the conflict. For over two and a half years, children have lived through a nightmare of death and destruction. Losing their homes, their schools and the carefree lives they once knew.

Preparing For Birth- How Yoga Can Help

Tara Lee | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Tara Lee

As her big day draws near Kate will be feeling both excited and nervous as she prepares for the birth of the royal baby. It has been reported that Kate has been using yoga to help her through her pregnancy. The Duchess of Cambridge is one of a growing number of expectant mothers turning to yoga to help ease physical and emotional strain.

PICTURES: Teenage Skateboarders Killed By A Child Bomber In Kabul

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

Selling trinkets, scarves and chewing gum, child street sellers cluster around the NATO buildings in Kabul to help support their families. One Sat...

Samsung To Investigate Child Labour Claims Against Supplier's Chinese Factory

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Tech

Samsung will send a team to investigate claims of child labour at one of its suppliers' factories. A report by China Labour Watch said that HEG Ele...

India's Tobacco Girls

Davinder Kumar | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK
Davinder Kumar

Five-year-old Aliya thinks it is some kind of a game she must soon master to be a winner. From the time she wakes up till she goes to bed Aliya watches her mother and all girls and women in her neighbourhood consumed in a frantic race. They all make beedis - the traditional hand-rolled Indian cigarettes.

Children Harvested for their Organs and Sexual Slavery

Kerry Ann Akers | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK
Kerry Ann Akers

The Ugandan Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is investigating judicial officers, probation officers, orphanages and passport control ...

Why Women Take Two Hours Longer To Give Birth Than Their Grandmothers

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Pregnant women are spending more time in labour now than 50 years ago, a recent study has discovered. The research by the National Institutes of He...

Child Exploitation In Britain 'On The Rise' As Minors Trafficked For Labour

PA | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

Britain's record on protecting children from workplace exploitation worsened over the past year, new research claims. The UK was rated "medium risk...

Businesses Risk Complicity In Forced Labour Overseas

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Forced labour is still widespread in emerging economies that are vital to the supply chains of major multinational businesses, according to analysis f...