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Regional Integrated Resources Center on Child Labour: CLIC-Africa

The global fight against child labour has stalled since 2016 and the number of children in child labour could reach 168.9 million by the end of 2022.

The ILO recently established this Regional Integrated Resource Center on Child Labour (CLIC-Africa) to support and facilitate the development of national capacity, ownership and commitment on child labour issues. It is a clearinghouse for information on child labour issues. Indeed, according to the global estimates 2020 of the number of children in child labour, 86.6 million out of 160 million children in child labour worldwide live in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, almost half of these children do hazardous work.

CLIC-Africa aims to:
  • produce training and other technical papers, as well as advocacy materials
  • disseminate them with a view to equipping government, employer, worker representatives and partners to facilitate the effective implementation of NAPs
  • facilitating knowledge sharing on child labour and related issues, including national and regional good practices.
  • provide technical support for the mobilization of national and donor resources for action against child labour, and
  • promote integrated support by ILO units on issues relating to child labour and other decent work deficits.

Our impact, their voices

  1. News

    ‘Collaboration is Nigeria’s Competitive Advantage over Child Labour’ - ECOWAS

    03 November 2022

    Following the submission of the Nigeria Government by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2021, the ECOWAS Commission is evaluating Nigeria's response to the global child labour crisis, with a view to sharing knowledge and implementing best practices to eliminate the scourge as required by Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7.

  2. Produce Responsibly, ILO Urges Businesses in Nigeria as NECA Launches Child Labour Guidance Tool

    ILO and NECA Launch Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria

    03 November 2022

    The newly launched Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria is an addition to concerted efforts by the ILO, tripartite and social partners through the Dutch Government funded ACCEL Africa Project, to improve and enforce legal structures, while providing innovative and evidence based solutions to address the root causes of child labour in supply chains.

  3. News

    ILO Empowers 431 Trainees in Ondo and Osun States and hands over Renovated School to Community

    09 September 2022

    To sustain its interventions on the elimination of child labour, the ACCEL Africa Project in Nigeria has provided training, classroom renovation and livelihood support to parents, guardians, and children within the legal working age in Project communities within Ondo and Osun States.

  4. Article

    Harnessing the power of technology: delivering cost-effective digital training on child labour to field officers in remote areas using mobile phones

    06 September 2022

    Experience of ACCEL Mali with VIAMO