What happens over the next four years in Joe Biden/Kamala Harris administration could have a lasting impact on how childhood is understood and experienced in the United States and beyond.
In Ghana and elsewhere in Africa, NGO policies directing children’s welfare ignore indigenous knowledge on childhood, and how it can aid the sustainable implementation of interventions.
Some caregivers reported seeing improvements in their children's schoolwork and behaviour at school.
Companies can't verify that their source didn't involve artisanal mining. A discussion over responsible sourcing strategies and practices is needed.
The fact that there's a growing number of child vendors means government interventions for vulnerable children aren't reaching everyone in need.
Public relations is a form of manipulation, used to shift public opinion. It is expressly designed to benefit the organization wielding it, something we'd be wise to remember during the pandemic.
Before you stock the pantry with chocolate this Easter, think twice about whether it's ethically produced.
The food we eat and the products we use should not contribute to human misery. While companies hold some blame, so do consumers who avoid dealing with the consequences of their purchasing decisions.
Middle-class Nigerians employ children in their homes for a range of reasons.
An investigation into the recruiting strategies of traffickers and their networks could be helpful in arresting this menace.
Electric vehicles are taking off, but will demand remain sustainable once governments phase out subsidies? And as the "hidden costs" of the EV revolution emerge, some might get left behind…
Estimates of modern slavery vary widely, whether they try to pin down numbers in the U.S., across the globe or just in certain industries.
Our energy supply underpins everything we do – so why is it exempt from the fair trade arguments used for food and clothing?
About 15 million Nigerian children work - the highest rate in West Africa.
The Modern Slavery Bill presents an opportunity for companies to take seriously their obligation to identify, track and monitor potential problems in their operations and supply chain.
Former tennis star Jelena Dokic's story of disturbing abuse suffered at the hands of her father raises alarm bells about children in elite sports.
July 30 marks the United Nations’ World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. How can computer scientists help combat this problem?
Lebanon is host to well over 1m Syrian refugees, and their situation is getting ever more desperate.
Child labour in Tanzania is driven largely by poverty. More must be done to keep children in school so their skills aren't lost to the economy in the long run.
Yes, there are more and more children working in Europe. An in-depth revision of the European directives on working youth is needed.