Articles

2023

  1. ACCEL Africa: World Day Against Child Labour 2023

    06 June 2023

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. From the fields to the classroom: Oumou's dreams come true

    26 May 2023

  5. Un nouveau départ pour les femmes de Tiola : Comment ACCEL Africa brise le cycle du travail des enfants.

    26 May 2023

  6. Cash transfers to returnee migrant workers promote entrepreneurship in Ethiopia

    11 May 2023

  7. First tripartite social dialogue within the fishing sector

    08 May 2023

    building decent working and in South Africa

  8. From Education to Empowerment: How McLeod Russel Uganda Limited is Supporting the Fight Against Child Labour in the Tea Industry

    04 May 2023

    McLeod Russel Uganda Limited (MRUL) is a tea growing, manufacturing, and exporting established in Uganda. The company owns six tea estates in the country: Bugambe and Kisaru Tea Estates in Kikuube District, Muzizi Tea Estate in Kagadi District, Mwenge Tea Estate in Kyenjojo District, Kiko Tea Estate in Kabarole District, Ankole Tea Estate in Bushenyi District, and a central management office in Mwenge Kyenjojo District, covering a total of 7170.70 hectares of land. With the help of small growers, the company produces an average of 11,000,000 kgs and 9,000,000 kgs of made tea per year.

  9. New ILO programme visits factory to understand best practices in the apparel sector

    14 April 2023

    ILO team accompany Swiss delegation for a factory visit in Ghana with a sustainable and ethical business model at its core

  10. 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.

  11. The 8.7 Accelerator Lab joins the COTECCO project to reinforce the impact of the Private Sector Working Groups in two key mining provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    31 March 2023

  12. 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.

  13. ACCEL Africa sur l'élimination du travail des enfants en Côte d'Ivoire

    24 March 2023

  14. The ACCEL Africa Project to hold Capitalisation Workshop to Highlight Success in Eliminating Child Labour in Nigeria

    20 March 2023

  15. Dialogue on Wellness, Health, and HIV/TB interventions for World of Work

    17 March 2023

    in Lesotho

  16. Lesotho ratifies three ILO Conventions

    16 March 2023

    Lesotho deposited the instruments of ratification of the Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 (No. 151), the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187) and the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).

  17. Generating Data for Monitoring and Reporting Sustainable Development Goals in Zanzibar

    09 March 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) supported the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar through the OCGS to review and develop the administrative data collection tools; analyse the available surveys, including the Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (TDHS), Household Budget Survey (HBS) and Integrated Labour Force Survey(ILFS) and develop metadata for the 117 of the localized SDGs indicators.

  18. Decent apprenticeship training for children of working age in Egypt

    07 March 2023

    Within the framework of supporting the promotion of the training and vocational progression to combat child labour as part of the “National Action Plan for Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Egypt and Supporting Family (2018-2025)”, ACCEL Africa in partnership with the "Technical Support for the Comprehensive Technical Education Initiative with Egypt” (TCTI) Project implemented by GIZ Egypt successfully provided awareness training on decent apprenticeship for more than 500 apprentices of the dual education system in Beheira, Alexandira, Sharkia and Fayoum governorates.

  19. Knowledge-sharing as a pathway for strengthened intra-African collaboration and accelerate action for the eilimination of child labour in supply chains.

    28 February 2023

    The “Regional Conference: Knowledge Sharing for Partnerships on the Elimination of Child Labour in Supply Chains” focused on showcasing what has worked to advance the countries and regional agendas on the elimination of child labour.

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    As a refugee, my new skills have given my family hope

    28 February 2023

    When her husband was killed in 2009, Angelique Kahindo fled the Democratic Republic of Congo with her children to a refugee settlement in Uganda. For years she had no income, but a new opportunity for an apprenticeship has given her the skills and courage to set up her own tailoring business.