Global Goals 2015 Slider 1

Global Goals 2015 Slider 1

Nicholas McCoy, December 8, 2014 The ECLT Foundation joins delegates from around the world in attending the Sustainable Development summit in New York to witness the adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Develop Agenda. Read more.

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2015 ECLT Pledge Slider

2015 ECLT Pledge Slider

Nicholas McCoy, December 10, 2014 December 10th, 2015 marked the first anniversary of the shared Pledge of Commitment and Minimum Requirements on combatting child labour, signed by ECLT Foundation members. Learn more.

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Malawi Slide

Malawi Slide

camille, February 27, 2013 We convened more than 350 stakeholders Malawi to effect positive changes related to child labour in agriculture.

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Kyrgyzstan Slide

Kyrgyzstan Slide

camille, February 27, 2013 Our summer camps have hosted 200 children to get them out of the fields in Kyrgyzstan.

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  • ILO Launches New Guidelines as part of Child Labour Platform

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  • Mothers with their children in front of a school that they helped build in Malawi as part of the CLEAR project

    The two largest ECLT projects conclude

    Sonia Velazquez, March 17, 2016 As the ECLT Foundation concludes two of our largest field projects, which have run in districts of Malawi and Tanzania since 2011, I would like ...

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    AU Spotlight on Rights, Education & Gender Equality

    AU Spotlight on Rights, Education & Gender Equality

    Nicholas McCoy, March 17, 2016 Africa must continue to place people and their basic human rights at the center of Agenda 2063, said African Union Commission Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini ...

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    Students registered to take part in “telesecundaria” school celebrate the launch of new televised learning programme

    Guatemala Teleschool Offers Classes via Television

    Laura Collier, March 16, 2016 A new opportunity for teenagers to access quality education came to the San José la Maquina community in Guatemala with the inauguration of a new Instituto ...

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    Broad Commitment against Child Labour in Uganda

    Broad Commitment against Child Labour in Uganda

    Stephanie Garde, March 2, 2016 The national pre-conference meeting, “Quality Education and Skills Development: A sustainable way of eliminating Child Labour in Agriculture,” was an excellent forum to share good ...

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    The Most Important Wealth is My Kids

    The Most Important Wealth is My Kids

    Laura Collier, February 12, 2016 Written with contributions from implementing partners in Kyrgyzstan. Sultanbay Biymurzaev is a 43-year man who lives in Too-Moyun rural community of Kyrgyzstan. He is the father ...

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    ILO Launches New Guidelines as part of Child Labour Platform

    ILO Launches New Guidelines as part of Child Labour Platform

    Laura Collier, February 16, 2016 Geneva - In December 2015, the ECLT Foundation joined members of the Child Labour Platforms as the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization of ...

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    Making Progress in Mozambique with REACT

    Making Progress in Mozambique with REACT

    Innocent Mugwagwa, February 10, 2016 The increase in enrolment in schools targeted by the Realizing Effective Actions for Children Together (REACT) Project in Mozambique bodes well for efforts to eliminate ...

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    ECLT Foundation Joins 400 International Decision-makers at 2015 Global Child Forum

    ECLT Foundation Joins 400 International Decision-makers at 2015 Global Child Forum

    Sonia Velazquez, February 8, 2016 The 2015 Global Child Forum gathered 400 important and influential international decision-makers from business, government, civil society, and academia for dialogue and thought leadership and ...

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    4th Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

    4th Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

    Nicholas McCoy, December 23, 2015 On November 26-18, 2015, ECLT Foundation Executive Director Sonia Velazquez and Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer Nicholas McCoy joined some 2,000 representatives from governments, corporations, ...

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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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