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The ECLT Foundation works directly with communities in 6 countries.

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129 publications
  • 31.07.2020

    Rebuilding resilience with farmers in Mozambique

    Supporting farmers to improve their income can make all the difference in the fight against child labour. In this article we share how we can help farmers become more resilient to shocks and less likely to have to send their children into child labour at certain times of the year.

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  • 03.07.2020

    Job skills training to promote decent work and fight child labour

    One of the ways to “Build Back Better” is to strengthen the resilience of rural communities in low-income countries. In this article we focus on the importance of building resilience of young workers in rural communities to tackle child labour and promote economic growth.

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  • 22.06.2020

    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.

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  • 16.06.2020

    Renewed Commitments Across Sectors to Fight Child Labour in Malawi

    To mark World Day Against Child Labour, the Government of Malawi has made the new National Action Plan for Child Labour (NAP II, 2020 – 2025) publicly available. In this article we share how NAP II will make all the difference in the fight against child labour in Malawi.

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  • 08.06.2020

    Impact of Crisis on Child Labour: Lessons from COVID-19

    In this article, we share the lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic and suggest policy and practical measures that can be taken to ensure improved resilience of vulnerable populations to protect children from child labour in the event of future crises.

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  • 03.06.2020

    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.

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  • 25.05.2020

    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.

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  • 18.05.2020

    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.

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