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Child Labor Is Still Prevalent Around the World. Here's How to Eliminate It

Child Labor Is Still Prevalent Around the World. Here's How to Eliminate It | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Laws banning children from working are often counterproductive. A better approach is to give parents incentives to send their kids to school
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Despite 30% reduction since 2010, 10% of world children are still laborers..4% of them in forced, bond labor or prostitution.

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Chemicals Revealed — Washington Toxics Coalition

Chemicals Revealed — Washington Toxics Coalition | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Over 5000 children’s products contain toxic chemicals linked to cancer, hormone disruption, and reproductive problems, according to reports filed with the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology).

EcoVadis's insight:

This reports from the Washington Toxics Coalition is an example of increased public scrutinity over product transparency and chemicals traceability.


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