Our impact

The ECLT Foundation works directly with communities in 6 countries.

ECLT in numbers

Since 2011, ECLT has supported over 920,000 children, farmers and families in the fight against child labour.
  • 90,000 +

    families

    in tobacco-growing communities were financially empowered

  • 32,000 +

    children

    were sent to school and benefited from vocational training

  • 195,000+

    children

    were removed or kept away from child labour

  • 625,000+

    community members

    were reached through awareness-raising activities

About child labour

Child labour is work which puts children's health, safety, education and development at risk.

152 million

children are involved in child labour worldwide

73 million

children are doing work which is hazardous.

Over 70%

of child labour is in agriculture

262 million

children and youth are out of school

Latest news

Highlights of our work around the world
  • 26.01.2021

    Accelerating Action in 2021

    The world is racing to end all forms of child labour by 2025, to meet SDG target 8.7 and guarantee that children everywhere can fully enjoy their human right to be child labour free. Commitments are coming from every level, at launch to declare 2021 the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

    #Advocacy

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  • 20.01.2021

    What are child protection systems and why are they important in the fight against child labour?

    It takes a village to raise a child, but it takes a whole eco-system to keep them safe to help them grow Every child has the right to grow, learn and play safe from any form of harm. Read this article to understand how strong child protection eco-systems could hold the key to ending child labour once and for all.

    #International #Advocacy #Child Protection

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  • 07.12.2020

    National Action Plans to fight child labour

    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.

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