Global March Against Child Labour (GMACL) has identifed addressing child labour in agriculture in particular, and in domestic and global supply chains in general, as the key priorities that need attention, intervention and resources if the world is to make significant progress towards zero child labour by 2025.
The Global March against Child Labour in the South American subregion, made up of organizations from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru support the statement made by the National Forum for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour in Brazil in response to statements by President Jair Bolsonaro in
It is with great sadness we inform you of the passing of Global March’s former National Coordinator for India, social worker and environmentalist, Dr. J Paul Basker on 20 August 2020 in Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. Baskar was a staunch advocate against the exploitation of children and adults and worked
Today marks the victory of the millions of children and activists who marched across 103 countries and 80,000 kms as part of the Global March against Child Labour. In 1998, as thousands of survivors and young people joined me to the lead the largest every mobilisation against child labour in
Every ILO Member Country Commits to Ending the Worst Forms of Child Labour
On 04 August 2020, in a historic move, Tonga, an archipelago of more than 170 islands in the South Pacific, ratified the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour. Tonga’s ratification makes
Dear PWB members,
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of a Member of Parliament from Bangladesh as well as our PWB member, Mr. Israfil Alam of Awami League party, on 28 July 2020, possibly due to COVID-19.
Mr. Alam (with whom you all had
Dear members, partners, friends and supporters,
Hope you are doing well and staying safe in these uncertain times of COVID-19, which has put forth a great challenge in front of us.
Before COVID-19, 152 million children were estimated to be in child labour globally. With the pandemic reaching most countries
By Purva Gupta
Working in the anti-child labour space for some time now, I have seen many things — victories, slow progress, emerging trends, fresh global targets, newer alliances and actors, re-packaged strategies, changing donor landscape, and diversity of challenges and adventures. Yet, what I see now is totally unprecedented
COVID-19 has brought education in 195 countries to an unsettling halt with an estimated 91% of the world’s children out of school, 743 million of whom are girls. The impacts of school closures are multidimensional, ranging from the growing digital and learning divide to the increase in malnutrition and risk