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Peru: Towards a new public policy on child labour

Peru: Towards a new public policy on child labour

In the last session of the National Steering Committee for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour (CPETI, in Spanish), a quadripartite body – which includes civil society organisations, as well as governmental representatives, employers and workers, the reviewing process of the National Strategy for the Prevention and Eradication of

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Opposing the PEC 18/2011: Statement by our network in South America

Opposing the PEC 18/2011: Statement by our network in South America

The Global March Against Child Labour (Global March) in the South American subregion, represented by organisations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Ecuador and Peru, supports the position of Global March’s Brazilian member, National Forum for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour (FNPETI, in portuguese) regarding the processing of

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Remembering Carola Abrales, South America

Remembering Carola Abrales, South America

The Global March Against Child Labour network, and in particular the Confederación de Trabajadores de la Educación de la República Argentina (CTERA) suffered a huge loss.
A key and long standing member of the Global March movement in South America and a child rights supporter in Argentina, the former head

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2021 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor

2021 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor

Norma Flores López | Regional Board Representative from North America, Global March Against Child Labour
“It is truly an honor to represent my community. I am humbled to join the distinguished list of past recipients, and to share this year’s award with the International Labour Organization. I also share this award with

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CHILD LABOR IS GROWING: WHICH SIDE ARE DEMOCRACIES ON?

CHILD LABOR IS GROWING: WHICH SIDE ARE DEMOCRACIES ON?

This is the Year for the Elimination of Child Labor. What can democracies do to make this a reality?
By Timothy Ryan | September 23, 2021

Two years ago, when Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro favorably promoted the idea of labor for children as young as eight or nine,

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Remembering Mr. Achmad Marzuki from JARAK, Indonesia

Remembering Mr. Achmad Marzuki from JARAK, Indonesia

On June 19, the Global March Against Child Labour team and the Child Labour Prevention Network-JARAK from Indonesia suffered a huge loss.
The former Executive Director of JARAK, Mr. Achmad Marzuki succumbed to COVID-19 on June 19. JARAK has been a long standing member of the Global March network.
Mr.

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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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