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5 child labour resources, explained simply

5 child labour resources, explained simply

29 March 2021

Do you want to learn more about child labour, but don’t know where to start? Welcome to the unofficial crash course on child labour issues. Choose your own adventure by…

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Ending child labour in agriculture with the help of agricultural stakeholders

Ending child labour in agriculture with the help of agricultural stakeholders

14 March 2022

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is a specialized agency that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and promote sustainable agriculture. FAO is headquartered in Rome, Italy. Agriculture includes crop farming, livestock, fisheries and forestry. Leveraging on the…

Awareness-raising campaigns and state intervention in territories as strategies against child labour in Colombia

Awareness-raising campaigns and state intervention in territories as strategies against child labour in Colombia

2 February 2022

According to figures from the Ministry of Labour, in Colombia some 522,593 children were found to be working in 2021, mainly in the agriculture, livestock, forestry and fishing, commerce and vehicle repair sectors in the cities of Cúcuta (Norte de…

Partners for a common goal: the prevention and elimination of child labour in Argentina

Partners for a common goal: the prevention and elimination of child labour in Argentina

2 February 2022

The organization Desarrollo y Autogestión (DYA) has been working for the last 30 years on actions that favour health, education, productive development and child labour in communities and community organizations in Argentina, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador. While the Argentinean Blueberry…

Education and health care as the basis for the prevention and elimination of child labour in Toliara, Madagascar

Education and health care as the basis for the prevention and elimination of child labour in Toliara, Madagascar

2 February 2022

The Spanish foundation Agua de Coco has been working since 1994 to improve the quality of life of children in different countries. It is currently operating in Madagascar in the area of Toliara, a territory that has high poverty rates…

6 Pledge makers pushing for Human and Labour Rights Standards

6 Pledge makers pushing for Human and Labour Rights Standards

3 December 2021

Setting legal boundaries for child labour and providing grounds for national and international actions to end it. We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities,…

Awareness-raising campaigns and state intervention in territories as strategies against child labour in Colombia

Awareness-raising campaigns and state intervention in territories as strategies against child labour in Colombia

2 November 2021

According to figures from the Ministry of Labour, in Colombia some 522,593 children were found to be working in 2021, mainly in the agriculture, livestock, forestry and fishing, commerce and vehicle repair sectors in the cities of Cúcuta (Norte de…

How to remove child labour from the cocoa supply chain

How to remove child labour from the cocoa supply chain

28 October 2021

Practical examples by 4 pledgemakers that are making change in the sector We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities, organizations, tripartite partners, and many…

How education and academia can end child labour in 7 examples

How education and academia can end child labour in 7 examples

27 September 2021

Ending child labour can start with education We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities, organizations, tripartite partners, and many more are joining the global…

5 more Pathfinder Countries leading the fight against child labour

5 more Pathfinder Countries leading the fight against child labour

22 September 2021

How to design a country-specific approach to ending child labour We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities, organizations, tripartite partners, and many more are…

How COVID-19 is affecting work against child labour

How COVID-19 is affecting work against child labour

31 August 2021

These 6 stakeholders are offsetting the negative impacts of the pandemic and focusing on the ultimate goal: ending child labour by 2025 We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how…

These 6 Pathfinder Countries are taking immediate actions against child labour

These 6 Pathfinder Countries are taking immediate actions against child labour

12 August 2021

Tripartism engagement is all about exchanging experiences and good practices We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities, organizations, tripartite partners, and many more are…

5 pledge makers ending gender norms, discrimination and child labour

5 pledge makers ending gender norms, discrimination and child labour

26 July 2021

It’s time to recognize the equal worth of girls and boys and counter gender bias for certain types of work We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN…

5 pledge makers against child labour in mining

5 pledge makers against child labour in mining

26 July 2021

Mining is a hazardous industry that can involve long hours underground, taxing manual labour, and toxic chemicals We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities,…

3 Dutch pledge makers are collaborating to end child labour

3 Dutch pledge makers are collaborating to end child labour

5 July 2021

How one country is moving toward a common goal in 2021 “One thing is completely clear: only by joining forces can we take the next steps in the fight against child labour.” – Monique Bijen, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of…

6 pledge makers guiding us toward a world free from child labour

6 pledge makers guiding us toward a world free from child labour

1 July 2021

Technical assistance, multi-stakeholder coordination, and global leadership are the key elements of these 2021 Action Pledges We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities, organizations,…

4 stakeholders focusing on child labour in supply chains

4 stakeholders focusing on child labour in supply chains

25 June 2021

The link between child labour and global supply chains is often indirect – that’s why we need multi-stakeholder solutions We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies,…

5 facts about child labour in India

5 facts about child labour in India

24 June 2021

In India, inequality, lack of educational opportunities, slow demographic transition, lack of decent work and social protection, traditions and cultural expectations all contribute to the persistence of child labour.  Child labour and exploitation doesn’t only pose a threat to national…

6 examples of a multi-stakeholder approach to ending child labour

6 examples of a multi-stakeholder approach to ending child labour

24 June 2021

Global organizations are working with the private sector to eradicate child labour from supply chains; here’s how We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities,…

These 4 countries are taking action against child labour

These 4 countries are taking action against child labour

14 June 2021

How governments can use the tools at their disposal to save millions of children We’re highlighting some of the 2021 Action Pledges we’ve received. Get inspired by these short stories about how governments, UN agencies, NGOs, universities, organizations, tripartite partners,…

Pick your challenge, help end child labour

Pick your challenge, help end child labour

11 June 2021

Building global information systems and promoting lifelong learning in Africa Are you an innovator? Are you passionate about new ideas and creative solutions? Are you dedicated to making a social impact and accelerating action toward the SDGs? Help end child…

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