On June 17, Global March members from Central America organised a virtual meeting on quality and inclusive education in times of COVID-19. The CAMPAIGN x EDUCATION of the Global March in Central America was presented. This campaign as well as the discussions held during the event were based on a regional reflection on
Global March carried out a study to analyse the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on child labor and education, collecting information from each of the following seven South American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru*.
On June 9, Global March members from South America in collaboration with
A Child Protection and Development Unit was established at Jaffna Teaching Hospital by CCH. Through this help-desk, child abuse cases can be reported and children and women who are in distress can have their immediate needs met.
Under this project, a legal desk was also established for providing free legal
For the last 16 years, BSAF has been organising Child Rights Week at the national and district levels in Bangladesh. The Child Rights Week is commemorated every year with a variety of events in which a huge number of children participate. This year the Government of Bangladesh declared 05 October
Swatantra Abhiyan Nepal (SAN) organised a virtual ‘Parliamentary Forum to End Forced Labour’ on 27 August 2020, to promote parliamentary efforts to address forced labour through ratification of ILO Convention 29 and other policy measures. The virtual event saw participation from 24 representatives from the Nepal government, 3 trade unions
CCH facilitated a 12 week ‘Smile Circles’ programme aimed at restoring child rights by promoting children’s participation in six villages of Jaffna, Columbo and Mullaiththivu districts in Sri Lanka, using a ‘Smile Circle Activities Guidebook’ for the facilitators.
From July to September 2020, over 150 children participated and helped identify
On November 11, 2020, Swatantrata Abhiyan Nepal organised a virtual meeting with 20 local government leaders of Kathmandu in coordination with Kathmandu District Coordination Committee (DCC). Mr. Sujan Jojiju, Under Secretary of Ministry of Labour Employment and Social Security, oriented local leaders on child labour, child rights and protection, impact
From July 2020 onward, a total of 26 intervention group meetings were organised by Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum (BSAF) and its local partners, Manob Unnayan Kendra (MUK), Nari- o- Shishu Kallayan Sangstha (NSKS) and Ladies Organization for Social Welfare (LOFS) with the 525 local community members, who will further assist
From August 1 to October 31, 2020, PSGR implemented a project titled “Advocacy on Child Labour Issues Under COVID-19 Towards Achieving SDG Target 8.7 in Malawi”. This was an advocacy project conducted with the aim of engaging and advocating political leadership to prioritise child labour in COVID-19 response towards realization
On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour, a national webinar on “National Symposium of Youth Leaders on Combating Child Labour” was organised on 12th-13th June 2020 in Kathmandu. The webinar adopted a Youth Deceleration to End Child Labour that demanded elimination of child labour through the combined