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.
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 16:01
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...
WeChat eLearning Platform Feedback: What Migrant Parent Workers Thought of our Spring Festival LessonsFri, 03/25/2016 - 15:47
To prepare working migrant parents for their long awaited reunion with their children over the Chinese New Year, we posted a series of articles on our WeChat platform that covered everything from tips on preparing to see your child again and what games to play to the best ways to say goodbye when the time comes to part. We wanted to know whether our content was useful and which tips interested the workers most, so we launched a WeChat survey and got the following results.
Wed, 03/16/2016 - 10:14
The second Virtual Youth Development Working Group of the year takes place on April 7th and 8th. With two time slots to choose from, this upcoming session will focus on the following topics: auditor survey results, factory child-friendly spaces, child labor prevention project in Myanmar and China's new guidelines on left-behind children.