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Child Labour in Agriculture and COVID-19: The Tale of Two Pandemics

Child Labour in Agriculture and COVID-19: The Tale of Two Pandemics

By Gazal Malik
Edited by Riya Singh Rathore, Kavita Majumdar
At least 1.01 crore child labourers in India, aged between 5 and 14, are engaged in agriculture, hazardous industries, service establishments, and domestic work (UNICEF n.d.). The agriculture sector is the biggest employer of children who are involved in dangerous

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152 million reasons to end child labour by year 2025

152 million reasons to end child labour by year 2025

By Timothy Ryan*
An African proverb says that it takes a village to raise a child, but one can also say that it takes the whole world to protect one child. Children today are faced with increasing challenges. When children should be playing, studying and enjoying their short yet foundational

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Ghana Union Fights Child Labor in Cocoa Production

Ghana Union Fights Child Labor in Cocoa Production

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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Child marriage and child labour: Slavery is not dead in sugarcane

Child marriage and child labour: Slavery is not dead in sugarcane

Originally published on Counterview.org
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,

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COVID-19 and Child Labour Survey Results Report

COVID-19 and Child Labour Survey Results Report

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

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