Results in 2018:
Awareness increased amongst core 5 CSOs on VNRs and the scope of involvement of CSOs in the submission of the same and why anti-child labour stakeholders should care about working towards VNRs through Consultation organised by Global March’s partner NOTU.
National Planning Authority (NPA), the apex body for preparing and submitting the VNRs to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) of the ECOSOC, UN agreed to involve NOTU and its associates in the VNR process.
Increased knowledge amongst 20 CSO members, trade unions, domestic workers on ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers and why it needs to be ratified by Uganda to safeguard the rights of domestic workers and eliminate child domestic labour below the minimum age.
Gaps in the implementation of ILO Convention 138 on minimum age to employment identified by CSOs, trade unions and employers’ organisations, leading to key advocacy asks for future course of action and a strengthened momentum to continue advocating for filling the gaps with government authorities.
Policy brief for understanding and advocacy on ratification of ILO Convention 189 prepared and disseminated.
Policy brief on gaps in implementation of ILO Convention 138 prepared and disseminated.
Results in 2018:
Gaps in the legislative framework and its enforcement identified by the 20 members of the Technical Working Group (TWG) facilitated by Global March’s partner, ANPPCAN Tanzania.
TWG actively supported the National Anti-Trafficking Secretariat in reviewing and finalising the National Action Plan against trafficking.
Task force against trafficking formed at the National Anti-Trafficking Secretariat constituting representatives from Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Social Justice.
Through thorough advocacy by ANPPCAN Tanzania, an agreement on the need to amend legislations to promote child protection has been recognised by the National Anti-Trafficking Secretariat especially the need to amend the Ant trafficking Act, 2008.
First World Human Trafficking Day commemorated by the government and other stakeholders in Tanzania with the support of ANPPCAN Tanzania and Global March.
Awareness on the issues of child labour, trafficking and lack of education raised amongst communities, CSOs, schools, government, children and others through IEC materials such as posters, banners, brochures, T-shirts, and media outreach through e-magazines, TV, radio and newspapers.
25 child ambassadors sensitised and trained on the issue of child labour and child trafficking for them to further share the information in their schools and communities.
34 employers from sugarcane plantations and gold and tanzanite mining sectors sensitised on negative effects of employing child labour followed by creating a Whatsapp group of employers that say no to child labour.
Results in 2018:
First Africa Regional Meet of Parliamentarians Without Borders for Children’s Rights organised successfully in Lome, Togo with participation from 16 MPs from 8 countries such as Ghana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Tchad, Benin, Togo, Niger, Tanzania and from the Netherlands.
Parliamentary exchange facilitated by Global March member, WAO-Afrique, between Members of Parliament from Benin and members of Parliamentarians Without Borders for Children’s Rights Togo chapter (PWB Togo) during a visit to Benin.
PWB Togo and WAO-Afrique members interacted with youth in Lome market and discussed the issues of young people.
PWB Togo along with WAO-Afrique facilitated training of more than 100 youth on seamstresses and hairdressing.
Training kits donated to 15 seamstresses and hairdressing apprentices.