Our impact

The ECLT Foundation works directly with communities in 6 countries.

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ECLT in numbers

Since 2011, ECLT has supported over 1,035,000 children, farmers and families in the fight against child labour.
  • 96,000 +

    families

    in tobacco-growing communities were financially empowered

  • 33,000 +

    children

    were sent to school and benefited from vocational training

  • 204,000+

    children

    were removed or kept away from child labour

  • 711,000+

    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.

160 million

children are involved in child labour worldwide

79 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
  • 15.10.2021

    Making progress against child labour during a pandemic: the farmers' perspective

    To see how far we have come in the fight against child labour during COVID-19, and whether farmers are still facing these issues a year on, we spoke to Mercedes Vázquez from ITGA to hear from the point of view of farmers‘ associations and here is what she shared

    #Projects #COVID #Rural Development

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  • 05.10.2021

    USDOL findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labour 2021:

    The new Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor reveals some of critical obstacles slowing progress towards the elimination of child labour, and some of the meaningful efforts carried out in certain States. Below, we have summarised some of the key findings from the report

    #International #Advocacy

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  • 30.09.2021

    Protecting Children in a Changing Climate

    A new report from Save the Children, Born Into the Climate Crisis, presents evidence that urges immediate action to secure the rights of children now and for future generations.

    #International #Research

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