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2021 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor

2021 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor

Norma Flores López | Regional Board Representative from North America, Global March Against Child Labour
“It is truly an honor to represent my community. I am humbled to join the distinguished list of past recipients, and to share this year’s award with the International Labour Organization. I also share this award with

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CHILD LABOR IS GROWING: WHICH SIDE ARE DEMOCRACIES ON?

CHILD LABOR IS GROWING: WHICH SIDE ARE DEMOCRACIES ON?

This is the Year for the Elimination of Child Labor. What can democracies do to make this a reality?
By Timothy Ryan | September 23, 2021

Two years ago, when Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro favorably promoted the idea of labor for children as young as eight or nine,

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Remembering Mr. Achmad Marzuki from JARAK, Indonesia

Remembering Mr. Achmad Marzuki from JARAK, Indonesia

On June 19, the Global March Against Child Labour team and the Child Labour Prevention Network-JARAK from Indonesia suffered a huge loss.
The former Executive Director of JARAK, Mr. Achmad Marzuki succumbed to COVID-19 on June 19. JARAK has been a long standing member of the Global March network.
Mr.

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Child Labour in Agriculture and COVID-19: The Tale of Two Pandemics

Child Labour in Agriculture and COVID-19: The Tale of Two Pandemics

By Gazal Malik
Edited by Riya Singh Rathore, Kavita Majumdar
At least 1.01 crore child labourers in India, aged between 5 and 14, are engaged in agriculture, hazardous industries, service establishments, and domestic work (UNICEF n.d.). The agriculture sector is the biggest employer of children who are involved in dangerous

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