MANILA, Philippines, 11 June 2009 – Together with other children, Aiza stands in the mercury-laden water, shovelling mud or bending over a large pan in search of a tiny speck of gold. Read More >
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Philippines: Making future harvests without child labour
MANILA, Philippines, 11 June 2007 – Rudy is the fifth in a family of seven children. At 15, he dropped out of high school to help his father on the farm. His two elder brothers had died in a tragic accident shortly before. Read More >
Philippines: Girls are equal to boys in Philippine schools. Or are they?
MANILA, 14 June 2005 – “In my class, it’s mostly boys who drop out,” said Vernelou Kidro, 16, during a recent theater rehearsal at a community centre in Tondo, a Manila neighbourhood with thousands of tiny, ramshackle houses. Read More >