Some of the root causes of child labour are direct consequences of natural disasters. Read our article about supporting farmers, families and children to rebuild for resiliency after natural disasters like the cyclones in Mozambique.
When social dialogue takes place, and trade unions can take part in collective bargaining, more decent work opportunities are created meaning employers and employees are far less likely to have to resort to child labour to improve productivity or supplement household income.
Guided by the Convention of the Rights of the Child, a Child Protection Eco-System goes beyond the consideration of one specific issue to prevent and respond to these in a wider context to make sure that no child is left behind. To see how a Child Protection Eco-System works in the context of child labour, check out our annual report.
The Government of Uganda launches its 2nd NAP on child labour on Labour Day 2021. The plan has clear objectives to strengthen education, skills and services for children and families and support partnerships against child labour.
Targeting farming communities and involving them in rural development processes is critical to driving change and making rural areas a place where children, farmers and families can thrive.. We spoke with Mary Liwa, programme director at TAWLAE, about the crucial work that the association does to build capacity in areas of farming and child protection, and where she draws her inspiration from.
This International Human Rights’ day we are reminded of the instrumental role that NAPs play for the protection and respect of human rights, and the duty State’s and businesses have in the development and implementation of these.
Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, the ECLT Foundation has adjusted its programmes to protect the children, families and farmers where we work. Here are 5 ways we can work together to continue to fight child labour during a crisis, like coronavirus, and bring long-lasting change for communities.
One of the ways to “Build Back Better” is to strengthen the resilience of rural communities in low-income countries. In this article we focus on the importance of building resilience of young workers in rural communities to tackle child labour and promote economic growth.
To mark World Day Against Child Labour, the Government of Malawi has made the new National Action Plan for Child Labour (NAP II, 2020 – 2025) publicly available. In this article we share how NAP II will make all the difference in the fight against child labour in Malawi.