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Child Labour

  1. Equity and inclusion 11 June 2017

    Portrait of a teacher: Festo Onecan, Headteacher of the Avuru school

    Before the project was launched, some parents viewed children as a source of income.By making them aware, talking openly with them, giving examples of families where children are educated, we are able to make them understand that they have to bring their children back to school.The support of city councillors...

    Portrait of a teacher: Festo Onecan, Headteacher of the Avuru school
  2. Equity and inclusion 11 June 2017

    More than 1000 children have returned to school thanks to Malian teachers

    In Mali, the SNEC (National Union of Education and Culture) has contributed since 2014 to the development of child labour free zones in the regions of Bougouni, Niono, Macina, Dioila and Bla in partnership with local NGOs (ENDA Alphalog and CAEB).

    More than 1000 children have returned to school thanks to Malian teachers
  3. Fighting the commercialisation of education 4 May 2017

    From the classroom to the world and back: educators take on a global perspective

    In a search for solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing people around the world, the second day of the Unite Conference in Rotterdam looked to build bridges from schools to politicians to policies.

    From the classroom to the world and back: educators take on a global perspective
  4. Equity and inclusion 6 April 2017

    Child labour: Uganda’s teachers are crucial agents of positive change

    The sensitisation programme of the Uganda National Teachers' Union has borne great fruits against child labour in a remote district, leading to a substantial increase in the enrolment and retention of students, girls and boys alike.

    Child labour: Uganda’s teachers are crucial agents of positive change
  5. Equity and inclusion 3 April 2017

    Education unionists’ unwavering commitment to fight child labour globally

    Education International has reiterated its support for sustainable initiatives to eradicate child labour worldwide, and welcomed the ratification by the Indian government of two international conventions making child labour illegal.

    Education unionists’ unwavering commitment to fight child labour globally
  6. Equity and inclusion 10 June 2016

    World Day against Child Labour 2016

    On 12 June, let's say ‘No’ to refugee children forced to engage in child labour activities.

    World Day against Child Labour 2016
  7. Equity and inclusion 1 December 2015

    Global pledge launched to end child slavery

    The Global March Against Child Labour is rallying its partners around the world to mark tomorrow’s International Day for the Abolition of Slavery to free the millions of children forced to work.

    Global pledge launched to end child slavery
  8. Equity and inclusion 11 June 2015

    African education unions mobilise against child labour in agriculture

    On the eve of the World Day Against Child Labour, Education International’s African region is rallying member organisations to engage around initiatives to develop their capacities aimed at eradicating child labour.

    African education unions mobilise against child labour in agriculture
  9. Equity and inclusion 9 September 2014

    Bolivia: New child labour law leaves children exposed

    In the face of international conventions protecting children from exploitation, Bolivia’s new labour law seeks to regulate rather than eliminate the practice.

    Bolivia: New child labour law leaves children exposed
  10. Equity and inclusion 1 July 2014

    Fiji Teachers Union tackles child labour with education

    The World Day Against Child Labour threw the spotlight on Fiji, where collective efforts between unions and the International Labour Organization are aiming to use quality education to curb the country’s growing problem.

    Fiji Teachers Union tackles child labour with education
  11. Equity and inclusion 12 June 2014

    World Day against Child Labour: new EI resource manual for teachers

    Every year, Education International (EI) marks the World Day against Child Labour (WDACL) on 12 June to encourage education unions to organise public activities showing the commitment of teachers and education support personnel to eradicating child labour, and promote quality public education for all children.

    World Day against Child Labour: new EI resource manual for teachers