Reports & Newsletters

Reports & Newsletters 2017-10-31T11:36:57+00:00

REPORTS

La Isla Foundation report details use of child labor in Nicaraguan sugarcane fields

By | April 15th, 2015|Categories: General, Press Releases, Reports|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Email: legal@laislafoundation.org La Isla Foundation (LIF) published a report today that examines the use of child labor at Ingenio San Antonio (ISA), the largest sugar plantation and production company in [...]

La Isla Foundation publishes study of human rights abuses in Nicaraguan sugarcane fields

By | August 20th, 2014|Categories: Press Releases, Reports|Tags: |

La Isla Foundation (LIF) published a report today examining rights violations experienced by sugarcane workers at Ingenio San Antonio, the largest sugarcane plantation and production facility in Western Nicaragua.The report, entitled “Sickly Sweet: Human Rights [...]

NEWSLETTERS & PRESS RELEASES

Promising Results of First Evaluated Occupational Health Intervention for CKDu—Though Challenges Remain

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release For more information contact: Ilana Weiss, Senior Director of Public Health and Policy La Isla Network ilana@laislanetwork.org From La Isla Network, July 12, 2017 Results from Year 1 of the Worker [...]

In the Hot Zone

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Videos|

In Sri Lanka’s North Central Province more than 23,500 people have died of Chronic Kidney Disease of undetermined causes (CKDu), earning it the moniker, “the hot zone.” In many communities 15% of the population is [...]

Hidden Under the Indian Sun

By | February 4th, 2017|Categories: Videos|

Hidden Under the Indian Sun was originally published in The Atlantic (USA) in January. The short film on CKDu affecting communities in Eastern India was produced by independent photojournalists, filmmakers, and La Isla Network collaborators [...]

Stavros Niarchos Foundation awards La Isla Foundation three-year grant to battle chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has committed to supporting La Isla Foundation's (LIF) operations over the next three years. The grant allows LIF to strengthen its work to end chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes (CKDu) worldwide [...]