Noumoutieba Diarra is the headmaster of the Ouroun primary school in southern Mali. He is the focal point for the implementation of an SNEC project to eliminate child labour in his commune and a coordinator for the other focal points in his region. A former child worker turned teacher, he is also a committed union activist.
Written by Noumoutieba Diarra
Since 2014, the Syndicat National de l’Education et de la Culture (National Union of Education and Culture - SNEC) has been helping to set up child labour free zones in the Mali administrative regions of Bougouni, Niono, Macina, Dioila and Bla. The union has trained 840 teachers to help them...Putting an end to child labour requires a change in attitude, by Noumoutieba Diarra