Opening doors to a new world of work for youth in Guatemala
Job skills training and subsidised internships are offering young people in Guatemala new opportunities to use their talents and increase their chances to reaching their ambitions through the EEMPATA Rural Training Model.
Rebuilding resilience with farmers and families in Mozambique
Some of the root causes of child labour are direct consequences of natural disasters. Read our article about supporting farmers, families and children to rebuild for resiliency after natural disasters like the cyclones in Mozambique.
Why does child labour happen? Here are some of the root causes
Children are most often involved in child labour because their parents or guardians consider it ‘normal’ for children to work, and sometimes for children’s own survival and that of their families. Here are some of the root causes which make children particularly vulnerable to child labour.
ECLT invests in long-term capacity to fight child labour across sectors in Uganda
ECLT is proud to welcome ECLT Uganda Affiliate Office: an independent locally based organisation set up to promote multi-stakeholder collaboration in the fight against child labour in Uganda. Read this article to learn how the new Affiliate Office plays a unique role by putting a stop to the displacement of child labour from one sector to another through collaboration.
Quality Education for a Brighter Future
As the world celebrates International Day of Education, it is time to reflect how access to quality education can fights child labour, gives children a brighter future, breaks the cycle of poverty, promotes development and advances progress towards the SDGs
Child labour or acceptable work? Do you know the difference?
Not sure about what is and what is not child labour? This article explains how you can tell the difference and what type of light work is acceptable for children to be doing using the ILO's definitions.
Wrapping up 2019: this year's highlights
This year some real progress has been made in the fight against child labour and here are just some of our highlights of the past year.
A special thank you to all project staff and partners around the world for their support in making this possible and for their commitment to eliminate child labour.
Investment and Collaboration: ILO Decent Work Strategy in Key Tobacco-growing Countries
The ECLT Foundation remains a committed partner in progressively and sustainably eliminating child labour. The Foundation will follow the call of the SDGs and the new ILO Strategy to collaborate with all relevant stakeholders at national and international levels to bring real change for farmers, families and children in areas where tobacco is grown.
Better farming methods & quality education: fighting child labour in Mozambique
In Mozambique, farm business skills training and access to quality education is fighting child labour and changing lives for children, farmers and families in rural communities.