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Girls in gold-mining: I dont want my children to be like me
Girls in gold-mining: I dont want my children to be like me
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 >
Philippines: Making future harvests without child labour
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?
Philippines: Girls are equal to boys in Philippine schools. Or are they?
MANILA, 14 June 2005 In my class, its 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 >

 

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