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SAN ORGANISES VIRTUAL PARLIAMENTARY FORUM ON FORCED LABOUR IN NEPAL

SAN ORGANISES VIRTUAL PARLIAMENTARY FORUM ON FORCED LABOUR IN NEPAL

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

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CCH FORMS ‘SMILE CIRCLES’ FOR DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN IN SRI LANKA

CCH FORMS ‘SMILE CIRCLES’ FOR DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN IN SRI LANKA

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

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CCH Sri Lanka Provides Emergency Support to Women & Children

CCH Sri Lanka Provides Emergency Support to Women & Children

The National Child Protection Authority of Sri Lanka (NCPA) recently reported of a dramatic rise in child cruelty cases reported to the 1929 child helpline since the start of Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 curfew.
To address the issue of violence against children, Global March member, CCH Sri Lanka responded to the

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Webinar on Child Labour and COVID-19 in Latin America

Webinar on Child Labour and COVID-19 in Latin America

Article Courtesy: OPCION
As part of the commemoration of the World Day against Child Labour, the Global March against Child Labour Latin America, a network of which Corporación Opción has been a member since 1998, held the Virtual Dialogue yesterday, 16 June “Child and Adolescent Labour: Covid-19 and Post-Pandemic in

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HOMELESS CHILDREN, CHILD LABOUR AND THE ONSLAUGHT OF COVID-19

HOMELESS CHILDREN, CHILD LABOUR AND THE ONSLAUGHT OF COVID-19

by Henrietta Namava Nakhulo
The recently conducted national census of 2019 showed that a total of 46,639 Kenyans are living on the streets across the country. The city of Nairobi has the highest number of street population at 15,337, followed by Mombasa (7529), Kisumu (2746), Uasin Gishu (2147) & Nakuru

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COVID-19 AND CHILD LABOUR: A TIME OF CRISIS, A TIME TO ACT

COVID-19 AND CHILD LABOUR: A TIME OF CRISIS, A TIME TO ACT

The last two decades have seen significant strides in the fight against child labour. But the COVID-19 pandemic poses very real risks of
backtracking.1 Positive trends may falter, and child labour may worsen, especially in places where it has remained resistant to change. These
risks require urgent action to prevent and mitigate

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