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  • 08.03.2023

    The will and courage to forge a better future

    The story of Bisayi is one of resilience and perseverance. Born in the Ntchisi District in Malawi, 17-year-old Bisayi dreamed of going to school since she was a little girl. However, reality was completely different, as she had to eventually drop out to work in the field and help her family make a living.

    #Women's Empowerment

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  • 28.02.2023

    Gender Equality: A powerful tool

    We interviewed Laura Criado Lafuente, the Deputy Country Director of CARE International in Malawi on gender equality and women empowerment.

    #Women's Empowerment #gender equality

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  • 31.01.2023

    Child labour issues and trends for 2023

    Dr. Innocent Mugwagwa, the Executive Director of the ECLT Foundation, highlights the top 5 issues in the business and human rights space might face in 2023, particularly as they relate to child labour. ECLT believes that businesses, civil society, and multi-stakeholder initiatives will have to consider these issues more carefully in 2023 and beyond.

    #Child Protection #Child Labour #Business and Human Rights

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  • 08.12.2022

    ILO’s Child Labour Platform 2022 meeting

    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.

    #ILO Child Labour Platform

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  • 30.11.2022

    Setting up and implementing CLMRS in smallholder agriculture

    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.


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  • 22.08.2022

    Good practices webinar - Session 1

    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.

    #webinar #good practices

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  • 20.07.2022

    The SDGs: A common goal

    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.


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  • 12.06.2022

    What is Social Protection?

    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.

    #Child Protection #ECLT News

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