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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a rural area of Guatemala, children, teens and young people are gathering entire communities and national institutions to raise awareness on topics which are crucial in helping rural youth reach their full potential. Read our article to learn from the children how community fairs give children and young people a space to share their thoughts and opinions on important topics with concern them.