Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016

Jackie Lalley, July 7, 2017 Our 2016 Annual Report highlights our impact on child labour with key project indicators and success stories. Download Annual Report

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Our Impact New Web Page

Our Impact New Web Page

Jackie Lalley, May 26, 2017 Our work has shown concrete results and meaningfully improved the lives of children and families in tobacco-growing communities. Visit our impact web page >>

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We support the principles of the UN Global Compact to fight child labour and promote business engagement in human rights. Read our first Communication on Engagement here.

UN Global Compact

camille, April 11, 2017 We support the principles of the UN Global Compact to fight child labour and promote business engagement in human rights. Read our first Communication on Engagement here.

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The ECLT Foundation 7-year Strategic Plan

The ECLT Foundation 7-year Strategic Plan

Jackie Lalley, May 25, 2016 New ECLT Foundation 7-year Strategic Plan: Building Synergies for a Significant Reduction in Child Labour by 2022. Read More

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2015 ECLT Pledge Slider

2015 ECLT Pledge Slider

Nicholas McCoy, December 10, 2014 Celebrating 2 years! December 10th, 2016 marks the 2nd anniversary of the ECLT Pledge of Commitment and Minimum Requirements on combatting child labour. Learn more on progress made.

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Latest News

  • ECLT Foundation Launches Its First UN Global Compact Communication on Engagement

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  • Assessing Our Impact: External Final Evaluations of Our Projects in Malawi and Tanzania

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  • New Resources on Child Labour & Youth Employment

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  • Latest Blog Posts
  • Apprenticeships in Tanzania Help Create Decent Work Opportunities for Youth

    Apprenticeships in Tanzania Help Create Decent Work Opportunities for Youth

    Jean-Baptiste Delaugerre, July 26, 2017 Supporting different apprenticeships in Tanzania SIKONGE, Tanzania – Apprenticeships provide youths with the skills training needed for jobs in demand in their communities. They also help ...

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    Celebrating World Day against Child Labour (12 June, 2017) Across the World

    Celebrating World Day against Child Labour (12 June, 2017) Across the World

    Jean-Baptiste Delaugerre, June 29, 2017 Kyrgyzstan – From 7 to 12 June, a series of school activities aimed to draw public attention to the need to take action to eliminate child ...

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    Training Uganda Field Technicians in Using Village Savings & Loan Associations

    Training Uganda Field Technicians in Using Village Savings & Loan Associations

    Jean-Baptiste Delaugerre, May 20, 2017 KAMPALA, Uganda – As part of our ongoing REALISE Project on child labour intervention in Uganda, the Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO), with ...

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    Swiss Global Compact Dialogue on Responsible Business

    Swiss Global Compact Dialogue on Responsible Business

    Jean-Baptiste Delaugerre, February 10, 2017 BERN, Switzerland – A member of the UN Global Compact (UNGC) since June 2015, the ECLT Foundation attended the UNGC event held by the Global ...

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    Community Activists:  Improving themselves and their communities

    Community Activists: Improving themselves and their communities

    Laura Collier, December 22, 2016 Community Activists in the PROSPER Plus project are bettering their communities and making the most of opportunities for themselves.  They provide a crucial link between ...

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    HE Ambassador Salama of Malawi opens the side event on child labour

    Leadership and Leverage -- 5th UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

    Laura Collier, December 17, 2016 The UN Forum is the world’s largest event on business and human rights.  The 5th annual forum, held in Geneva from 14-16 November, brought together ...

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    Collaboration to build capacities against child labour

    Collaboration to build capacities against child labour

    ECLTAdmin, December 1, 2016 In an increasingly globalised world, collaboration is taking a lead role in efforts, like the Sustainable Development Agenda, aiming to tackle worldwide issues. From our ...

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    Focused interventions for greater occupational safety and health impact

    Focused interventions for greater occupational safety and health impact

    ECLTAdmin, October 25, 2016 In the midst of an international youth employment crisis and given the need for strong national frameworks for sustainable advances against child labour, the ECLT ...

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    Alliance 8.7 – Global efforts for coordination against child labour

    Alliance 8.7 - Global efforts for coordination against child labour

    Laura Collier, October 21, 2016 According to the most recent statistics from the ILO, there are still 168 million child labourers worldwide. More than half of these are working in ...

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  • Understanding Child Labour
  • ECLT Foundation Programmes
  • Zambia

    Zambia

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Zambia, according to a 2009 report, almost 1.3 million 5-14 year-olds were engaged in child labour—that’s 41% of all the children in this age range. Our projects raised awareness, ...

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    Guatemala

    Guatemala

    Nicholas McCoy, April 18, 2014 According to a 2011 National Survey of Guatemala’s Living Conditions, over 600,000 children ages 7 to 17 are engaged in child labour. Two out of three of them are in ...

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    Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyzstan

    camille, July 23, 2013 In Kyrgyzstan, one out of five children are involved in child labour. Our projects help families address this with micro-credits, vocational training, awareness, and community action. Read about 14-year-old Batma ...

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    Mozambique

    Mozambique

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Mozambique, one in five children ages 5 to 11 are engaged in child labour. Some of these children work long hours despite anti-child labour laws. Our projects are finding ...

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    Tanzania

    Tanzania

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Tanzania, 70.4% of children ages 5 to17 are engaged in economic activities—some working in remote rural areas in hazardous conditions. Our projects employ several awareness-raising strategies; including helping community ...

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    Malawi

    Malawi

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Malawi, over 1.4 million children are economically active—and 95% of them work in the agriculture sector‎. Our projects are tackling child labour on multiple fronts—including renovating schools and providing ...

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    Philippines

    Philippines

    camille, July 24, 2013 Tobacco is grown in many areas of the Philippines. Our project set out to raise awareness on child labour—through the media, giving communities recording equipment, and local meetings. Communities began ...

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    Uganda

    Uganda

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Uganda, 2 million children in child labour were engaged in hazardous work—25% of the children in child labour. To make a brighter future, one of our projects provided a ...

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