child labor

Big retailers caught using Syrian refugee children in factories

Marks and Spencer (MAKSF) and online fashion store Asos (ASOMY) both said they would make improvements after the BBC uncovered evidence of refugees being illegally employed in their supply chains.

Marks and Spencer described the findings as "extremely serious and unacceptable."

Parents complicit in Solomon Islands child trafficking

The finding is one of many to feature in a report by the aid agency Save The Children, based on a wide ranging exploration of child trafficking practices in the Solomons.

Researchers discovered that some logging site managers have been finding children for some of their laregely foreign workforce, and there are also reports of girls being recruited for sexual exploitation in Honiara schools.