Child labor has been banned in most parts of the world for decades, but it is still rampant, especially in agriculture and mining, according to Human Rights Watch. The organization is calling for an end to the exploitation of children.
Cobalt is used in many electronic devices, but as Secretary General Salil Shetty of Amnesty International told DW at the World Economic Forum, a lot of it is extracted using child labor.
Coal and oil groups "undermine" UN climate negotiations, says Corporate Accountability International. A group of developing countries is calling for big polluters' lobbyists to be kicked out of upcoming talks in Bonn.
Over 4.7 million people in northeast Nigeria are in dire need of basic amenities like food, water and shelter, says Oxfam. A delegation has been on a fact-finding visit to the region.
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