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Labor Dept. Offering $5 Million to Fund Project to Combat Child Labor in Burma

Thursday, August 15, 2013
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The Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs is accepting through Oct. 4 applications for a $5 million cooperative agreement to support Burma's efforts to reduce child labor. The project(s) funded will develop pilot programs to remove or prevent children from exploitative labor and raise awareness in support of Burma's efforts to comply with international standards. Eligible applicants should propose research that yields much-needed credible, comprehensive data on the extent of child labor in Burma.

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