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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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HOW COVID-19 IS PLAYING WITH STREET CHILDREN IN TANZANIA

HOW COVID-19 IS PLAYING WITH STREET CHILDREN IN TANZANIA

By Nyakwesi Mujaya, Daudi Chanila and Eddna Peter Chandeu
Children are vulnerable. Their vulnerability stems from the fact that they have limited awareness, skills and resilience to comprehend the predicaments of nature and those created by adults, due to their young age and dependency

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EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON CHILDREN IN GHANA – Some Critical Thoughts

EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON CHILDREN IN GHANA – Some Critical Thoughts

By Andrews Addoquaye Tagoe Ghana is among the top 5 countries in Africa affected by the infamous, COVID-19 virus. While a range of efforts are taking place across the country to respond to this pandemic and minimise its diverse impacts on every life, children constituting the majority of the population […]

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FACING CHILD LABOR FROM A COVID-19 STANDPOINT

FACING CHILD LABOR FROM A COVID-19 STANDPOINT

By Tânia Mara Dornellas dos Santos, FNPETI, Brazil
It is without a doubt the world is going through a historical moment with the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of COVID-19 is already evident in various dimensions of social, political, economical and cultural life on a global scale. In Brazil, the restrictions

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