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"Despite the ban on overtime for 15- to 17-year-olds, there is little incentive for employers to stick to the rules. “If an employer breaks the law, they don’t get punished, so the employer will break the law again and again,” says C Cawdu union organiser Rama An."

#childlabor #cambodia
Despite national legislation, poverty leads families to help children lie about their age to get a job, while factories turn a blind eye to underage workers
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62 million girls around the world are not in school

#education #genderinequality
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Have you checked out the Nanny Angel Network?

#cancer #Toronto 
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“I did something that was not accepted by my culture, and was not seen as the norm, and I did it anyway," she says. “It encouraged other women to do the same; that is true empowerment.”

#genderequality #Facebook #socialmedia
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"We are so excited to see the creative and powerful ways that people find to get engaged in the fight against human trafficking. Here is a list of some notable – and unconventional – ways people are fighting sexual slavery and human trafficking in 2015"

#humantrafficking
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"Time will tell whether these types of social meme shock tactic campaigns will become mainstream and while there’s no way to predict what exactly the next trending meme will be, I’ll bet there are creative teams in charities right now brainstorming what they could come up, given the opportunity."

#domesticabuse #thedress #charity
After the media storm generated by #ThatDress, Kirsty Marrins takes a look at how some charities reacted to it, and asks if it’s part of a wider trend
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"The roughly 20 men waved banners with slogans like "women's pain is our pain, equality is our slogan" and "we say no to all forms of violence" while cloaked from head to toe in the floor-length garments with only a small mesh fabric opening to peer out from."

#womensrights #afghanistan 
A group of Afghan men dressed in light-blue burqas turned heads on the streets of Kabul.
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"The video further claims that surviving chickens are subjected to inhumane treatment upon arrival at the plant. It claims birds sustain broken bones and crushed heads after rough treatment, experience additional pain after being hung by one leg from a slaughter line, and are subjected to painful shocks when dragged through electrified pools of water that fail to knock them unconscious as designed."

#animalcruelty #canada
TORONTO – One of Canada’s largest chicken producers has launched an investigation into alleged animal rights violations at its slaughtering facility, a year after an Ontario court found it guilty of failing to provide humane treatment for thousands of poultry.
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"Many families facing exorbitant food prices have turned to local food banks. Food bank use increased across the country in 2012, suggesting that a rising number of households struggled to put food on the table, the report suggested."

#canada #foodcrisis
More than one-third of households in Nunavut lack access to safe and healthy food — a level that is four times the national average, according to a new Statistics Canada report. The report “Food Insecurity in Canada,” released W...
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A powerful video created by Steve Cutts!

#nature #humankind #environment
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"Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists intent on showing the world never-before-seen images that expose issues of endangered species and mass extinction.

Whether infiltrating notorious black markets with guerilla-style tactics or exploring the scientific causes affecting changes to the environment, "Racing Extinction" will change the way we see the world and our role within it."

#environment #documentary
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"We have taken this very seriously. Prima facie, this appears to be a clear case of professional misconduct... We are holding a meeting, we will hold an enquiry... if at all he is found (guilty), we will take a very serious note of it," Manna Kumar Mishra, Chairman, Bar Council of India, told NDTV on Thursday.

#indiasdaughter #rape
Following outrage over the derogatory comments about women made by two lawyers in the documentary 'India's Daughter', the Executive Bar council will meet this evening to discuss the remarks.
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Awareness 4 Social Good was created by Cendrine Marrouat to raise awareness of worthy causes and important issues through social media.