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August, 2002


Philippine News Digest 32

August 2, 2002 · 

Contents: SC orders 12 youths out of death row 1M Filipino children working as domestics Dike in need of repair called “ticking time bomb” SC orders 12 youths out of death row The Supreme Court ordered justice and prison officials to remove 12minors from death row, saying it was against the law to treat youth […]

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Child Prostitution Widespread in Jamaica

August 2, 2002 · 

An ILO study on the worst forms of child labour in Jamaica has unearthed a disturbing practice of widespread prostitution by children, some as young as 10 years old, in six of the island’s 14 parishes. While the study did not state definitively how many children were involved in prostitution, the researchers said they consulted […]

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AFRUCA Concerned over the Trafficking of African Children to the UK

August 1, 2002 · 

Anecdotal evidence suggests that increasingly African children are being brought into the UK as sources of cheap labour to work in the home and look after children, the Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA) shared. Children are brought in either by individuals or syndicates using false travel documents. They work long hours, are badly remunerated […]

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