8 December 2016 -- Nine-year-old Xidollien has no idea that the vanilla pods he and his family so painstakingly cultivate throughout the year on their small vanilla farm in the north of Madagascar is one of the most valuable spices in the world.

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DAKAR, 16 November 2016 — Tens of thousands of children in religious schools across Senegal are forced to beg in the streets to make money for their teachers, activists say.

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28 October 2016 -- Two brothers who say they were regularly beaten and forced to work as child slaves in Mauritania have taken their case to a regional African child rights body, where they are testifying against their abuser and the Mauritanian government.

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13 May 2016 - Morocco has set the minimum working age for domestic workers at 16, drawing criticism from rights groups and social media users.

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02 May 2016 - Organizations fighting human trafficking in Ghana are raising the alarm over the number of children being trafficked within the country. Over 10,000 children are estimated to be working under dangerous conditions.

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BEIRA, 09 April 2016 - Despite improvements in education access, many rural children are still pressed into work to supplement family income.

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19 January 2016 - Western firms turn blind eye as child miners toil in dangerous conditions for precious "battery" mineral, Amnesty says.

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08 September 2015 - Twelve-year-old Titi does not know her surname. She also does not know that she is from the Republic of Benin and not Nigeria, where she currently works as domestic help - cleaning, cooking, and washing laundry for a family of six.

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WASHINGTON DC, 30 July 2015 - In response to the 2013/2014 Survey Research on Child Labor in West African Cocoa-Growing Areas Report, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) today issued the following statement, which underscores that reducing child labor is a shared responsibility:

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21 July 2015 - Fifa made a little-noted amendment to its statutes earlier this year but it was one that deserved considerably more attention.

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