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76 publications
  • 14.10.2019

    Is Education the key to the SDGs?

    Education is a key part of getting children out of child labour, but it also reduces poverty, increases health, promotes peace and leads to more political participation. Originally published in the ITGA Courier

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  • 23.08.2019

    Protecting children from child labour: Children’s fundamental rights

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most accepted international conventions, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Since the signing of the CRC in 1989, children and the fulfilment of their rights have come a long way. Read our article to learn more.

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  • 12.07.2019

    Annual Report 2018 - Beyond the Numbers

    ECLT’s 2018 Annual Report looks back at some of the highlights in the fight against child labour over the past year. Going beyond the numbers we’re sharing the stories of some of our beneficiaries about our sustainable programmes in six countries.

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  • 04.07.2019

    Social dialogue & Collaboration: ECLT Statement at ILO Technical Meeting

    Our sole purpose and mandate is to prevent and protect children from child labour wherever tobacco is grown. As a global leader working to keep children from tobacco growing communities in-school, and adolescent workers protected from hazardous child labour, we know what works. Collaboration! Collaboration with Governments, Collaboration with Unions, Collaboration with Companies, Collaboration with the ILO, and above all Collaboration with the Communities and families - who rely on us to get this right

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  • 28.06.2019

    Better together: an urgent call for collaboration against child labour

    An urgent call for collaborative, effective solutions to stop child labour - The discussions at the upcoming ILO Global Meeting can impact on children, farmers, workers, families and communities throughout Africa and around the world.

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  • 19.03.2019

    Hazardous Child Labour in Agriculture

    73 million children are doing work which is considered hazardous putting their health, safety, development or education at risk, much of which is done in agriculture.

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  • 25.02.2019

    Child Labour and Child Protection

    With more than 152 million children doing work that puts their health, safety and development at risk, it is important for child protection systems to take these children’s needs into account. When child protection systems are set up to respond to the risk of child labour, they are better able to prevent, protect and respond to harm.

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