Inter-communal violence displaces more than 110,000 in Myanmar

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An internally displaced woman and her child in Rakhine State

The number of internally displaced people in Myanmar's Rakhine State has risen to more than 110,000, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Patrick Maigua in Geneva sat down with OCHA spokesperson Jens Laerke who describes the situation as "volatile" and "tense."

ILO works to get Indian child laborers out of the repair shop and into school

Santhosh Kumar

Six trade unions in the state of Tamil Nadu in India have banded together to eliminate child labour.  They’re receiving  support from the International Labour Organization (ILO).  So far, in one district alone they have removed nearly 100 youngsters working in auto and motorcycle repair shops and placed them where they belong: back in school.

IOM assists Nepalese Victims of Trafficking to Return Home from Haiti

Two Nepalese men have safely returned to Kathmandu from Haiti after an 11-month trafficking odyssey that took them to five countries. To find out more about their ordeal, David Kriegleder spoke to Michela Macchiavello, spokesperson at the International Organization of Migration (IOM) in Haiti which assisted the men.

Presenter: Dianne Penn
Production Assistant: Sandra Guy
Duration: 10'00"

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