COVID- 19: Young Perspectives from Guatemala
To better understand how COVID-19 is impacting rural communities in Guatemala, and some of the ways in which we can help support them, we asked young people about their experience and how they are coping during the crisis.
COVID19: Priorities for rural education looking ahead
At its peak towards the end of March 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic had forced 191 countries to close all their schools, affecting over 1.5 billion students. We're sharing some of the lessons we have drawn from the pandemic about supporting education at times of crisis.
COVID, child labour and education: where do we go from here?
Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, 70% of the global student population has been affected by school closures. We spoke to Senior Research Fellow and Education Expert Dr Elizabeth Meke from the University of Malawi to better understand how we can continue to support children and learners in rural areas.
Farmers’ associations are providing essential support to rural communities COVID-19
Farmers’ organisations are protecting lives, securing food supply chains and livelihoods threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic. We interviewed a farmer in Zimbabwe and heard from ITGA to understand how.
COVID-19: Updates from our project countries
To build the resilience and prepare vulnerable rural communities to the threat posed by COVID-19, ECLT and its network of partners have developed context specific activities to complement on-going programmes to fight child labour.
Small-scale farmers, children & COVID-19: What can be done?
COVID-19 is likely to have a negative effects on the livelihoods and education of small-scale farmers and children in rural areas around the world. This article sums up what can be done to smallholders and children from the negative impacts of COVID-19.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Child Labour in Agriculture
Worldwide 152 million children are still in child labour; the majority of them, 108 million, work in agriculture. How will COVID-19 impact efforts to end child labour in the sector, in line with SDG Target 8.7 and ILO conventions?
COVID-19: ECLT remains committed to supporting children, farmers and families
ECLT is working with partners and staff to follow international and national guidelines on COVID-19. Follow updates here.
Coming together for a brighter future in Indonesia
Nearly 3 million children are involved in child labour in Indonesia. ECLT supporting public and private sectors to come together in a partnership to advance progress in the fight against child labour on the ground.