ACCEL Africa - Côte d’Ivoire

Selon l'Enquête nationale sur la situation de l'emploi et du travail des enfants (2013), réalisée avec l'appui de l'OIT, en Côte d'Ivoire, 28,2 % (un peu moins de deux millions d'enfants) des enfants de 5 à 17 ans sont engagés dans des activités économiques.

Les secteurs les plus touchés sont l'agriculture (53,4 % des enfants) et les services (35,6 %). Environ 20 % des enfants (toujours dans la tranche d’âge 5-17 ans) travaillent, dont les trois quarts ont moins de 14 ans.

L'enquête nationale sur les pires formes de travail des enfants (2011) réalisée par l'Institut national de statistique (INS) a révélé que 73,5 % des garçons travaillent dans l'agriculture contre 35,2 % des filles.

En Côte d’Ivoire, ACCEL Africa se focalisera sur les chaînes de valeurs du Cacao et de l’Or.

What's new

  1. Article

    The Alliance 8.7 Supply Chains Action Group held its second Strategic Workshop from 14 to 15 May 2019 in Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire.

    03 December 2020

    The second strategic workshop of the Alliance 8.7 Supply Chains Action Group was organized in Abidjan on 14 and 15 May 2019 under the patronage of the First Lady of Côte d'Ivoire with funding from the governments of the Netherlands (through the ACCEL Africa project) and France.

  2. Article

    When my parents lost their land, I had to leave school and go to work

    20 November 2020

    The International Labour Organization has one of the largest programmes in the world that combats child labour. Read the story of a young boy who was forced into work when his family fell on hard times.

  3. Press release

    The African Union Ten Year Action Plan on Child Labour plan moves toward implementation

    22 September 2020

    The African Union (AU) is initiating discussions with stakeholders on the implementation of African Union’s Ten Year Action Plan to Eradicate Child Labour, Forced Labour, Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery (2020-2030) adopted during the AU Summit held in February 2020. This initiative resonates well with the International Labour Organization (ILO) convention 182 on Worst Forms of Child Labour which is reaching its universal ratification.

  4. Press release

    ILO and JICA Co-organize Online Study Session on Child Labour and Business

    03 June 2020

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) jointly organised an online study Session on Child Labour and Business on how to strengthen the collaboration in the area of child labour in order to accelerate actions for achieving Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  5. Article

    We will be able to document MDG indicator 8.7 on child and forced labour in Mali.

    19 February 2020

    Amadou Kone participated in the training on the analysis of data on child and forced labour in Abidjan, where he had the opportunity to share his experience in the design and processing of nationwide surveys including: the design of collection tools. He represented the National Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) of Mali where he works as a Survey Officer.