Wednesday, 8 April 2009
With Easter fast approaching, World Vision is warning Australians that their Easter eggs may be tainted with the bitter taste of child labour.
“Major chocolate manufacturers in Australia have known about the problem of child labour in cocoa production for nearly ten years,” said Susan Mizrahi, World Vision campaign manager. “Yet none of them can guarantee their Easter eggs have ...
Thursday, 2 April 2009
World Vision has urged rich nations at the G20 to provide a stimulus
package to help the world’s poorest and warns that without a concerted
effort on a global scale, at least another 53 million could be pushed
to extreme poverty.
Already the hard won efforts of the nearly
200 nations who, under the Millennium Campaign, pledged to halve world
poverty by 2015 are being ...