Despite laws banning most forms of child labor in Turkey, families in the southeast of the country who are struggling to survive continue to force their children to work on cotton plantations. And they often work under harsh conditions.
They work up to 12 hours a day to help their families. Labor is part of daily life for many displaced Syrian children in Turkey. Studying is a luxury, and so is play. Julia Hahn reports from Istanbul.
Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to UNICEF. The World Children's Day report suggests things could get worse.
Too much bureaucracy, too many regulations: Three years after its creation, the "Partnership for Sustainable Textiles" is losing members. But Germany's Development Ministry still stands by the alliance's ambitious aims.
Climate change is likely to have contributed to a 7 percent spike in the suicide rate in India over the last 30 years, a new scientific study says. India is experiencing a suicide epidemic, in particular in rural areas.
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