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On Child Labour by Anastassiya Perevezentseva

The 12th of June 2017 marks the World Day Against Child Labour, which was originally launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2002. According to the UN, its aim is to “focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it”. The observance of this day emphasizes the issue of child labour and the actions that governments and civil society can undertake to help children. This year’s focus is on children affected by disasters and conflicts, because a significant number of the estimated 168 million child labourers also suffer from conflict. Disaster makes children especially vulnerable to trafficking and child labour, often in hazardous conditions.
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Report on the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

THE SIXTY-FIRST SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN (CSW61) 

13-24 March 2017

Report by Anastassiya Perevezentseva for Augustinians International

During my visit to the UN 61 session of the Commission on the Status of Women on the 21st of March, I was fortunate to attend two Lehigh-led events: one briefing in the UN HQ and one side event at UNCC.

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