Tag Archives: International Labour Organization

World Day Against Child Labor 2012

According to the 2010 Global report on child labor prepared by the International Labour Organization (ILO), an estimated 215 million children globally are involved in child labor and half of them indulge in its worst forms. Most child workers (60 percent) … Continue reading

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Fair Trade: A Social Responsibility

Although May 14, 2011 marked World Fair Trade Day, the awareness campaign continues. Individuals and companies alike are getting creative in their quest to support the fair and sustainable treatment of food producers through activities, including Fair Trade coffee breaks … Continue reading

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Setting a Global Standard for Health and Safety

Strolling down the produce aisles this time of year, we may see pineapples from Central America, strawberries from South America, apples from North America, and oranges from Africa. While AFOP’s member organizations work diligently with people who do field work … Continue reading

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