Targeting farming communities and involving them in rural development processes is critical to driving change and making rural areas a place where children, farmers and families can thrive.. We spoke with Mary Liwa, programme director at TAWLAE, about the crucial work that the association does to build capacity in areas of farming and child protection, and where she draws her inspiration from.
Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, the ECLT Foundation has adjusted its programmes to protect the children, families and farmers where we work. Here are 5 ways we can work together to continue to fight child labour during a crisis, like coronavirus, and bring long-lasting change for communities.
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.