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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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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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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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