General comment No. 20 (2016) draws attention to "the powerful case for a focus on adolescents to promote the realization of their rights, strengthen their potential contribution to positive and progressive social transformation and overcome the challenges they face in the transition from childhood to adulthood in an increasingly globalized and complex world." While directed towards states, it is important for the private sector to also engage with these issues, especially since child labour and the violation of young workers' rights is an every day reality for millions of young people across the world.
Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:28
Tue, 12/13/2016 - 10:06
December 12th, 2016, Beijing – the Center for Child Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility (CCR CSR) launched a new study that assesses the multi-functional WeChat app from a new perspective: as a tool for supporting migrant workers in China's factories through learning, in particular migrant parent workers, young workers and line managers. The full report and infographics can be downloaded here.
Wed, 06/15/2016 - 11:20
June 15th, 2016, Hong Kong – A new report by the Center for Child Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility (CCR CSR) that focuses on the gaps and challenges in preventing and responding to child labor in Asia from an auditor's perspective, highlights the fact that child labor is still prevalent in supply chains across Asia and that most child labor response protocols do not take into account the best interest of the child.
Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:42
CCR CSR conducted a study between November 2014 and August 2015 to better understand the special characteristics of young workers and the factors associated with their work satisfaction and retention. Read the full study and infographic here.
Fri, 09/04/2015 - 13:22
In the summer of 2014, CCR CSR has cooperated with China Electronic Standardization Association (CESA) to conduct detailed research on the growing challenges in the electronics manufacturing sector with regards to effective management and retention of the young workforce (under 26 years old).