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Telenor uncovers child labour at Myanmar network suppliers

Tuesday 19 August 2014 | 23:03 CET | News
Telenor has discovered child labour at suppliers helping it build Myanmar's first national mobile phone network, the Financial Tiimes reported on its website, citing Telenor's sustainability reported. The company said it had identified five cases involving young people aged 12 to 14, plus another nineteen confirmed or suspected instances of teenagers of between 15 and 18 working in potentially hazardous construction jobs.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ooredoo Myanmar / Telenor
Countries: Myanmar
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