A recent article published in the Straits Times provides yet another important picture of the struggles that left-behind children and their caretakers face.
Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:30
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 16:01
On May 5th, 250 leaders and decision-makers from governments, business, civil society and academia met at the Global Child Forum in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the current status of children’s rights in ASEAN and to bring forth a new perspective on the agenda. CCR CSR was honored to have the opportunity to talk about the risks and opportunities faced by migrant workers in Asia, and the role the private sector can play in supporting migrant workers, particularly those with children.
"Responding Responsibly? Insights on Child Labor Response Practices in Asia Pacific" Report Launch; June 15, 2016Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:55
In late 2015 and early 2016, over five hundred auditors from China, South and Southeast Asia took part in a survey that sought to identify key aspects related to child labor and the standard processes in place for remediation. The research has produced an incredible amount of data and findings and we are looking forward to sharing those with you on June 15th in Hong Kong.
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:25
On April 12, BBC World News invited CCR CSR's Executive Director Ines Kaempfer to discuss the issue of China's left-behind children live from their Hong Kong studio. The recent increased attention by international media on the issue of left-behind children comes on the heels of a new government initiative to conduct a nationwide census to determine the exact number of children separated from their parents.
Tue, 04/12/2016 - 14:27
On April 12, BBC posted a moving video that tells the story of one "left-behind" boy in China. Like millions of other children, Tang Yuwen and his two siblings are being looked after by his grandmother while his parents work in a factory in a far-away city. Although he misses them terribly, all he can do is wait for their return...