ILO Calls for Elimination of Child Domestic Labor Force in the Millions

ILO Calls for Elimination of Child Domestic Labor Force in the Millions

In Geneva on Wednesday, the International Labor Organization (ILO) called for the elimination of the world’s child domestic labor force, which numbers in the millions. The ILO estimates that as many as 10.5 million children around the world are working as domestic workers in hazardous, sometimes slave-like conditions. They have announced that Wednesday, June 12, […]

Five climbers feared dead after Mayon Volcano spewed a thick column of ash

Five climbers feared dead after Mayon Volcano spewed a thick column of ash

Five climbers were feared dead, which include four foreigners and a Filipino guide after Mayon Volcano spewed thick column of ash. Dozens more were trapped as one of the most active volcanoes erupted at daybreak, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. From a group of 27 mountaineers, seven were injured that included foreigners and Filipino guides. Kenneth […]

Bangladesh Building Collapses Killing Over 100

Bangladesh Building Collapses Killing Over 100

By Dawn Cranfield Bangladesh Building Collapses Killing Over 100 Tuesday, workers were told not to report to work in an eight-story building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, due to a crack that had appeared on the building’s seventh floor.  However, the owners of the factory later reversed their decision, leading to the death of at least 123 […]