News

2022

  1. Article

    Launch of ILO Social Finance Model- A Fight Against Child Labour in Uganda.

    23 November 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching a Social Finance Model through its Project-Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa). The launch of the Social Finance Model is in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development. and the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE).

  2. © Rod Waddington 2022

    Alliance 8.7

    Understanding child labour statistics

    21 November 2022

    While the percentage of children in child labour has remained unchanged over the four year period, the absolute number has increased by over 8 million.

  3. Produce Responsibly, ILO Urges Businesses in Nigeria as NECA Launches Child Labour Guidance Tool

    Photo-ILO and NECA Launch Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria

    03 November 2022

    The newly launched Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria is an addition to concerted efforts by the ILO, tripartite and social partners through the Dutch Government funded ACCEL Africa Project, to improve and enforce legal structures, while providing innovative and evidence based solutions to address the root causes of child labour in supply chains.

  4. Produce Responsibly, ILO Urges Businesses in Nigeria as NECA Launches Child Labour Guidance Tool

    Photo-‘Collaboration is Nigeria’s Competitive Advantage over Child Labour’ - ECOWAS

    03 November 2022

    Following the submission of the Nigeria Government by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2021, the ECOWAS Commission is evaluating Nigeria's response to the global child labour crisis, with a view to sharing knowledge and implementing best practices to eliminate the scourge as required by Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7.

  5. News

    ‘Collaboration is Nigeria’s Competitive Advantage over Child Labour’ - ECOWAS

    03 November 2022

    Following the submission of the Nigeria Government by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2021, the ECOWAS Commission is evaluating Nigeria's response to the global child labour crisis, with a view to sharing knowledge and implementing best practices to eliminate the scourge as required by Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7.

  6. Produce Responsibly, ILO Urges Businesses in Nigeria as NECA Launches Child Labour Guidance Tool

    ILO and NECA Launch Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria

    03 November 2022

    The newly launched Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria is an addition to concerted efforts by the ILO, tripartite and social partners through the Dutch Government funded ACCEL Africa Project, to improve and enforce legal structures, while providing innovative and evidence based solutions to address the root causes of child labour in supply chains.

  7. Child labour

    Wishing in a dream

    02 November 2022

    In Myanmar, the labour force survey suggests that there are over 1 million children involved in child labour and more than half of them risk their lives every day in hazardous working conditions.

  8. Article

    Towards SDG Target 8.7: prevention and elimination of child labour in Burkina Faso’s cotton production sector.

    25 October 2022

    Child labour is present in the garment, textile and cotton supply chain in multiple countries around the world. It is found particularly in Africa and Asia where cotton production systems are labour intensive and/or are dominated by small-holder farms.

  9. Press release

    Photo3 ILO ACCEL Africa supports the Malawi Alliance 8.7 Strategic Planning Workshop

    24 October 2022

    Malawi agreed on a voluntary basis to become an Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder country hence committing itself to move faster to reach SDG Target 8.7, through accelerating efforts, adopting new approaches and collaborating with others. It becomes one of 26 countries to attain such a status.

  10. Press release

    Photo1 ILO ACCEL Africa supports the Malawi Alliance 8.7 Strategic Planning Workshop

    24 October 2022

    Malawi agreed on a voluntary basis to become an Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder country hence committing itself to move faster to reach SDG Target 8.7, through accelerating efforts, adopting new approaches and collaborating with others. It becomes one of 26 countries to attain such a status.