ABC NEWS: The delegate from Egypt has pressed for the creation of an “optional toolkit” by UNICEF intended to mitigate unjust child labor practices, but reactions to the proposal have varied. In a group including Canada, Italy, Iran, and Pakistan amongst … Continue reading Is an “Optional Toolkit” a Viable Option?
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: The Chinese delegation to UNICEF to work with Tim Horton’s to fundraise for UNICEF in a campaign to stop child trafficking. The Chinese delegation to UNICEF to work with Tim Horton’s to fundraise for UNICEF in a … Continue reading An Iced Capp to Child Labour
RUSSIA TODAY: Gender has been largely ignored in discussions of human trafficking despite mass migration of males, which threaten societal cohesion, reverse progress of gender equality, and increase demand for prostitution As delegates from around the world gather to discuss Child … Continue reading UNICEF ignoring role of Gender-balance in Trafficking of Girls
BBC: At yesterday’s UN press conference, a Swedish diplomat commented on recent allegations presented in the People’s Daily that suggested national condonation of “local labour unions and labour laws to police children in the sex trade.” A recent article in a Chinese … Continue reading Swedish delegate dispels myth of European ‘child sex labour unions’
DER SPIEGEL: Germany proposes three-tier process to prevent child trafficking. The delegate of Germany is leading proposals for a three-tier process to curb child trafficking, focusing on awareness, rehabilitation and identification. The delegate of Pakistan expressed his support for Germany … Continue reading Germany’s Three-Tier Process
PEOPLE’S DAILY: A Coddling Touch Rather Than A Firm Hand European proposals to address the growing problem of child trafficking through UNICEF include the use of local labour unions and labour laws to police children in the sex trade. The delegation … Continue reading Europeans Assume Everyone Wants Prostitutes
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Chinese Delegation at UNICEF sheds light on China’s own troubles with child labour and trafficking. The UN delegations for UNICEF are currently meeting to address the pressing issue of the exploitation of children due to civil unrest, … Continue reading Fallen Between The Headlines: China’s Personal Response to Child Trafficking