US delegation visits ILO projects addressing child labour in cocoa-farming communities in Côte d'Ivoire.
In Diekadiokro, a village in the M’Batto region of south-central Côte d’Ivoire, community members accompanied by their leaders had an interactive session with the US delegation, sharing parents’ and local implementing staff members’ experience in tackling child labour and safety at work issues.
« 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I still live with back pain because of my work as a child in a tea plantation”
As she entered the UN building in Geneva to take part to the Centenary session of the International Labour Conference in June 2019, Molly Namirembe – a youth advocate from Uganda - could almost feel like she was in a dream. But this was real. She was about to deliver a strong call to put an end to child labour that destroyed part of her own childhood and that could have led her to a life in poverty.
« 100 Years – 100 Lives » | EGYPT - “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Egypt’s cotton supply chain”
Egypt is one of the six countries covered by a new ILO project to accelerate the elimination of child labour in African supply chains. It is likely to have a major impact on thousands of children’s lives throughout the country.