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UN agency says drop in child labor not fast enough

UN agency says drop in child labor not fast enough

Sep 23, –  The U.N. labor agency says the number of child laborers involved in hazardous work dropped by half to 85 million from 2000 to 2012, but the rate of progress isn’t fast enough to meet the world’s goal of reaching zero by 2016. The International Labor Organization’s quadrennial review of child labor statistics […]

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International aid workers trapped in siege rescued by Afghan police

International aid workers trapped in siege rescued by Afghan police

May 26, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police officer and two civilians were killed. The top commander of the international military coalition said the relatively low number of casualties was a sign of how Afghan forces have “markedly improved” as they increasingly take over responsibility for protecting the country ahead of most foreign troops’ […]

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