This new video Ghana Union Fights Child Labor in Cocoa Production, is produced by the General Agricultural Workers’ Union of Ghana (GAWU) with support from the Solidarity Center. The video documents how GAWU is using the collective power of its 30,000 cocoa farmer members and their families, together with their communities, school authorities,
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In August 2020, Global March Against Child Labour released an evidence-based report, providing an overview of the situation of child labour with a gender lens in sugarcane harvesting in India. The report highlights that children are pushed into hazardous child labour due to structural poverty among harvesters,
In June 2020, Global March Against Child Labour launched a survey called “COVID-19 and Child Labour Survey” asking its active civil society members in Africa, Asia and Latin America about their biggest concerns and challenges in their fight against child labour amidst the COVID-19 crisis. 40 Civil society organisations
We asked the founder of Grassroots Organisation for Human Development (GODH) Lahore, Mr Nazir Ahmad Ghazi, a few questions about their work on child rights in Pakistan:
GODH has been a long term member of the Global March Against Child Labour from Lahore, Pakistan. You can support their work by
Read our Theory of Change on Child Labour in Supply Chains
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