The ECLT Foundation had the pleasure of being part in the interactive discussion with the members of the Child Labour Platform. Having been involved in the fight against child labour in agriculture in Africa and other regions of the world since 2000, the ECLT Foundation reiterates its vision for a world with thriving agricultural communities, where children are free of child labour.
in tobacco-growing communities were financially empowered
were sent to school and benefited from vocational training
were removed or kept away from child labour
were reached through awareness-raising activities
children are involved in child labour worldwide
children are doing work which is hazardous.
of child labour is in agriculture
children and youth are out of school
The ECLT Foundation, the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) and the Ministry of Public Service, Labour & Social Welfare (MoPSLSW) of Zimbabwe were delighted to host the webinar “Setting up and implementing Child Labour Monitoring and Remediation Systems (CLMRS) in smallholder agriculture”, which took place on November 24 2022.
In October 2022, the ECLT Foundation joined forces with Malawi’s Ministry of Labour in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the field of child labour in the agricultural sector.