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By Kailash Satyarthi - Jan 23,2020
NEW DELHI — Every day, 152 million children perform hard labour, often in hazardous conditions. Bangladesh’s garment factories, which are staffed largely by women and, often, children, are a prime example.
By Kailash Satyarthi - Sep 23,2019
NEW DELHI — On September 24-25, world leaders will attend a United Nations summit in New York to review progress toward the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This will be the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015.
By Kailash Satyarthi - Nov 30,2017
In October 1997, when global leaders gathered in Oslo to strategise how to end child labour, we brought a huge ambition and a deep commitment to change.Through improved collaboration and planning, we sought to protect children from exploitation and to develop “new strategies to e
By Kailash Satyarthi - Sep 10,2017
With every new crisis that the world faces, humanity’s differences appear increasingly intractable.Religion, ethnicity, history, politics and economics have all become tools to denigrate and demean.
By Kailash Satyarthi - Sep 29,2016
In Côte d’Ivoire, I once met a boy working on a cocoa farm whose only dream was someday to taste the rich brown chocolate he helped produce.And in Pakistan, I once rescued a boy who sewed footballs and wished only to play with the product of his work.In the course of more than th
By Kailash Satyarthi - Feb 23,2016
It is a blot on the face of humanity that we have yet to eradicate slavery — of children, no less.Not only does child slavery persist; the number of child slaves, 5.5 million, has remained constant in the last two decades.They are bought and sold like animals, sometimes for less


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