Construction workers in Zambia are building eco-friendly homes as part of a ‘Green Jobs’ initiative. The project is bringing much-needed employment and skills to the mining city of Lumwana.
The international community has pledged to accelerate efforts to eradicate child labor by 2025 at a major UN conference in Buenos Aires. Around 10 percent of children have to work, and the problem could get even worse.
The International Labor Organization has urged a stepped up effort to eradicate child labor within eight years. Half of the world's 28 largest companies have been accused of using cobalt metal that was mined by children.
A UN review into the death of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold more than 56 years ago says it is "plausible" an external attack caused his plane to crash. There have been various theories over the decades.
More than 40 million people were living in modern slavery last year, according to a new report. More than 25 million people were forced into labor and another 15 million people were living in forced marriages.
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