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25 Sep 2018 description

At a side event at the United Nations General Assembly, the UK has brought together the international community to create an action plan to tackle malnutrition in Yemen

The UK is leading international efforts to develop an urgent action plan to tackle malnutrition in Yemen, Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt announced in New York today (Tuesday) at the United Nations General Assembly.

With 7.4 million Yemenis on the brink of malnutrition, a coordinated response is needed to prevent the food crisis worsening.

24 Sep 2018 description

Abstract

The available evidence on the impact of diversity on individual/team/organisational effectiveness in organisations is inconclusive and mixed as to its beneficial and negative outcomes. The majority of the literature seems to focus on private firms; who have reaped business benefits from equality and diversity, but not all firms, in all contexts, at all times. Knowledge about how, when, and why diversity and diversity management affects effective performance and organisational outcomes is limited.

24 Sep 2018 description

Question

Where is child labour in agriculture most prevalent and what are the impacts of this labour on children? This query will identify and summarise evidence on:

• Where is the biggest issue of child labour in agriculture? Which countries? Which supply chains? Which farm structures?

• How are gender roles and age differences reflected in the understanding about child labour in agriculture and supply chains?

• Do any other features of marginalisation stand out in the literature e.g. caste, household income?

24 Sep 2018 description

Question

How do OECD countries collect data on children trafficked into their own countries for the worst forms of child labour, and what data is publicly available?
Including data on: main routes for trafficking children, number of children that die in transit, cost of trafficking children, prosecution for various actors along the supply chain (suppliers vs. buyers).

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