News

2022

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Press release

    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.

  6. © ILO 2023

    Alliance 8.7

    In Morocco, a renewed hope for former child domestic workers

    27 September 2022

    Meet Ghizlan. At age 12 she worked as a child domestic worker when she should have been attending school. See how Morocco is changing laws and attitudes to protect children like Ghizlan.

  7. Child labour

    Rapid assessment relating to child labour in garbage picking

    18 September 2022

    The ILO Office for Pakistan convened a stakeholders’ validation workshop in Karachi to present the key findings and recommendations coming from rapid assessment relating to child labour in garbage picking in Pakistan.

  8. © Trafficking in Persons Office 2023

    Modern slavery

    50 million people worldwide in modern slavery

    12 September 2022

    Latest estimates show that forced labour and forced marriage have increased significantly in the last five years, according to the International Labour Organization, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration.

  9. News

    ILO Empowers 431 Trainees in Ondo and Osun States and hands over Renovated School to Community

    09 September 2022

    To sustain its interventions on the elimination of child labour, the ACCEL Africa Project in Nigeria has provided training, classroom renovation and livelihood support to parents, guardians, and children within the legal working age in Project communities within Ondo and Osun States.

  10. Article

    Accelerated schooling strategy (SSA/P) in Mali

    01 September 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through the ACCEL Africa and CLEAR Cotton projects, with the financial support of the Japanese Association for the Progress of ILO Activities, delivered on July 21, 2022, in Bamako, kits of school supplies and textbooks to 800 children benefiting from the accelerated schooling strategy (SSA/P).