When social dialogue takes place, and trade unions can take part in collective bargaining, more decent work opportunities are created meaning employers and employees are far less likely to have to resort to child labour to improve productivity or supplement household income.
Guided by the Convention of the Rights of the Child, a Child Protection Eco-System goes beyond the consideration of one specific issue to prevent and respond to these in a wider context to make sure that no child is left behind. To see how a Child Protection Eco-System works in the context of child labour, check out our annual report.
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.
In the past 3 years, ECLT has supported over 26,000 children and 15,000 adults access schools, learn about child labour and safe agricultural practices, earn and save money, and improve nutrition in Malawi. Read our article to learn more about the fight against child labour in Malawi.
Now Suly is studying towards her Baccalaureate. She particularly enjoys the computer courses and dreams one day of becoming a computer graduate. Thanks to the Support of her community and her husband Suly feels encouraged and inspired to empower herself and her family.
Quality education holds the key to getting children on the pathway to their dreams and away from child labour. This is Austin's story of how school meals and improving children's futures in rural Malawi.
Quality education holds the key to getting children on the path to their dreams and away from child labour. This is Mwalimu's story about how quality education is changing children's futures in her village in Tanzania.
A good diet is essential for school-aged children. School gardens are a sustainable way to provide children, in farming communities, with the nutritious meals they need to focus in school and teach them life skills.
43% of all work in agriculture is done by women. Supporting education and skills training for girls and women causes a huge list of benefits for communities. It helps boost economic growth, curbs infant mortality, improves child nutrition, leads to healthier, smaller families.