1. Article

    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.

  2. Article

    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.

  3. Article

    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”.

  4. Article

    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.

  5. Article

    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.

  6. Article

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

    24 March 2023

  7. News

    Breaking the Cycle of Child Labour: ILO-ACCEL Africa Project Renovates School and Enrolls 110 Children at Risk of Child Labour in Nigeria's Oke Agunla Community

    13 March 2023

    With the renovation of six classrooms and eight toilet facilities in the school premises, the Head Teacher of the school disclosed that the enrolment figure of the school has already increased.

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    Joint ILO-UNICEF report

    Number of children without critical social protection increasing globally

    01 March 2023

    Multiple crises set to plunge more children into poverty creating an urgent need to scale-up social protection, new joint ILO-UNICEF report warns.

  9. Media Advisory

    ILO/UNICEF to release report assessing levels of social protection for children

    24 February 2023

  10. News

    Knowledge-needs assessment reveals urgent action is needed to continue to combat child labour in Egypt and highlighted partnership opportunities within accel Africa

    02 February 2023

    A comprehensive knowledge needs assessment conducted by ACCEL Africa in Egypt revealed a series of urgent actions needed to combat child labour in the country.