1. Sharing Results, Celebrating Impact!

    Results Video: ACCEL Africa

    30 June 2023

    The Results Video of the "Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa (ACCEL Africa) project" 1st phase implementation presents a comprehensive account of the project's journey from November 2018 to June 2023.

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    World Day Against Child Labour 2023

    ILO Myanmar calls for concerted actions to promote social justice in the fight against child labour

    12 June 2023

    Urgent action needed to help the more than one million children trapped in child labour in Myanmar due to poverty and crises.

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    ACCEL Africa: World Day Against Child Labour 2023

    06 June 2023

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    ACCEL Africa: Advancing Responsible Gold Mining for Livelihoods and Rights

    06 June 2023

    The video presents the approaches undertaken by the ACCEL Africa project in Mali, Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire to foster the formalization of the ASGM sector in the three target countries, providing insights from miners, local leaders, Government’s representatives, and private sector on how to promote a more responsible gold mining supply chain towards the elimination of child labour, the respect of human rights and the environment, and the promotion of decent work for all.

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    Leaving the gold mining site and going back to school: Eliminating child labour in Nigeria

    02 June 2023

    In the small village of Kuchiko, the ILO ACCEL Africa project is helping young girls like Maimunat go back to school and pursue their dreams. The project is also supporting parents like Haruna Koko to earn an income and reduce the need to resort to child labour.

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    Forthcoming report: Handbook on the detection of forced labour in fishing

    31 May 2023

    Existing guidance on forced labour detection has focussed in large part on land-based work settings, rather than on the highly specific and unique challenges to the detection of those in forced labour situations at sea.

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    Forthcoming reports: Vulnerability paper series

    31 May 2023

    Identifying particularly vulnerable groups of children and their specific needs is essential for the elimination of child labour. Article 7 of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 – the first Convention to achieve universal ratification by all 187 member States – requires ratifying states to “identify and reach out to children at special risk”.

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    Skills training and financial empowerment: The antidote to child labour in India

    29 May 2023

    The ILO’s MAP16 project adopted a Convergence Model to empower rescued child labour and their families, socially and economically.

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    ACCEL Africa Interview Series: Uniting for a Common Goal -Fighting Child Labour Across Africa

    07 April 2023

    Behind the scenes of the ACCEL Africa regional knowledge sharing workshop we have produced this exclusive interview series, where we had the privilege of sitting down with some of our project partners to discuss their contributions to the fight against child labour across Africa.

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    Digital Technology: A Game Changer in the Fight Against Child Labour in Uganda's Agriculture Sector

    30 March 2023

    To support the design of financial services coupled with non-financial productive and welfare services in selected agricultural supply chains. The project integrates child-sensitive measures in financial services to reduce the risk of child labour within their operations and plays an active role in the fight against child labour.