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.
The ECLT Foundation and the Tobacco Industry & Marketing Board (TIMB) organised the ‘Good practices in working with and through third-party suppliers to address child labour in tobacco growing in Zimbabwe’ webinar, which took place on August 18 2022.
Day by day, the ECLT Foundation contributes to the creation of sector-wide platforms to accelerate SGD progress. Since 2000, the ECLT Foundation has reached over 1,086,000 children, farmers and families in the fight against child labour.
For the #WorldDayAgainstChildLabour, Innocent Mugwagwa, Senior Programme Manager at the ECLT Foundation addressed this necessary conversation: Social protection is about creating systems where the defence of the rights of each person is the priority for all actors involved.
It is time to strengthen cross-sectoral collaboration and increase funding flows for action to end child labour in agriculture Read ECLT's Call to Action at the V Global Conference for the Elimination of Child Labour 2022 in Durban, South Africa.
Ana Maria´s story is one of motivation, hard work and hope to overcome the hardships of life.
In #Uganda, the already weak education system was hit hard by the pandemic, affecting millions of children and increasing the risk of #childlabour.
As many other women in Uganda´s Hoima district, Grace Kyamurya has benefitted from the Village Savings and Loans Associations to improve the livelihood of her family and make sure that her children are able to attend to school.
When Kennedy turned 16, his father decided that he was going to stop paying for his school fee. He then took the reins of his future and received training to build energy saving stoves for his community.