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Eliminating Child Labour By 2025 Hinges On Concerted Efforts

According to the United Nations, in 2002, the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL), to focus attention on...
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Launching of Child Labour and Responsible Mining Network Held

Mr Bright Wereko-Brobbey, a Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has launched the Ghana Child Labour and Responsible Mining Network (CLRM-Net) at Abedwum...
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Kokoo Pa and CRI discuss with stakeholders’ findings on child labour

Kokoo Pa Farmers Organization, a farmer-based organization and Child Rights International (CRI) have held validation meetings with stakeholders in the implementation of a project...
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ICI Trains Agents to Check Child Labour in Cocoa Growing Areas

The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has trained about 80 agents drawn from seven cocoa growing districts, for child labour monitoring and remediation systems (CLMRS)...
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Ghana needs a Central data system to monitor activities of child labour interventions

The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has called for a central coordination of data by public and private institutions to ensure efficient implementation of child...
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MMDAs charged to fight tireslessly against child labour

Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has tasked the Municipal, Metropolitan and District Assemblies to be proactive in fighting...
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Ministry announce the commencement of National Plan against Child labour

The Phase II of the National Plan of Action (NPA) to eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) would be launched on May...
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Government is committed to ending child labour in Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has underscored government’s determination to strengthen national institutions and policies to protect the rights of children. He said eliminating child...
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Accra: Fight Against Child Labour Launched

The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Hon. Ignitious Baffour Awuah, has said that, Children must not be found in the work space. They...
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USAID Supports Ghana’s Efforts At Curbing Child Labour

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has collaborated with the United States Agency for International Development to help eliminate child labour and strengthen...
Fishermen mending their fishing net

Stakeholders in fishing industry unhappy

Stakeholders in the fishing industry in Ghana are unhappy about the country’s dwindling fish stock. At a durbar in Keta to mark the World Fisheries...

Gender Minister Urge Ghanaians To Celebrate Men

Madam Afisa Otiko Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has urged Ghanaians to appreciate and celebrate men on World International Men’s...
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Child Labour Remains A Silent Nightmare

The psychological effects of child labour on victims are enormous and sometimes is extremely painful to look at scars at the back, thigh, forehead...
U.S And Ghana

I’m Satisfied With Ghana’s Progress In Tackling Child Labour Issues – Robert Jackson

The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Robert P. Jackson has said, he is satisfier with the progress being made so far by the...
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Farmers Welcome ICI Interventions

Cocoa farmers in the Assin Fosu hub of the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) have said the international NGO’s support, aimed at improving their livelihoods,...
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NGO encourage Ghanaians to shun child labour

Compassion International Ghana, a non-profit making Christian Organisation, has commemorated this year’s Day of the African Child at Akropong in the Eastern Region with...

Forced labour and modern slavery should have no place in society

Each year on 12th June, the World Day against Child Labour calls on governments, employers, workers organizations and civil society to highlight the global extent...

Child labour upsurges this year – Survey

‘About two million Ghanaian children affected by child labour’ The recent Ghana Labour Standards Survey (GLSS-6) has shown that 21.8 per cent, representing 1.9 million...

Promote and protect child right in Ghana

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) adopted in 1989 is an international convention that spells out the manner in...

Gov’t Of Ghana Takes Stand On Child Exploitation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday said his government would work to ensure that all forms of child exploitation are eliminated in the...

Police Reintegrate 360 Rescued Girls With Families

More than 360 young girls were rescued from being trafficked into the gulf countries in 2016, the Anti-human Trafficking Unit (ATHU) of the Ghana...

Ghanaian parents urged to avoid child labor

Madam Emelia Menokpor, Principal Social Welfare Officer, Tema Metropolitan Department of Social Welfare and Community Development, gave the advice when interacting with mothers and women...

Women are a vital link to promoters of child labour

The surveys also revealed that child labour and trafficking is widely practiced in the fishing communities and has worsened in recent times due to...

US puts in place support to combat child labour

The region is one of the areas with long stretch of fishing communities and vast landing sites, which accommodates migrants fisher folks from other...

End cultural practices that affect children – Parents told

In a Press Release signed and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Bolgatanga to commemorate this year’s Day of the African Child (DAC),...
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Amenowode Kicked Against Increasing Spate Of Child Labour

“Mr Speaker, child labour, no matter its form, is undesirable and needs to be eliminated,” Mr Joseph Amenowode, the Chairman of the ECOWAS Parliamentarians...
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Ending Child Labour Requires A Concerted Effort

In Ghana the day was commemorated by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations under the theme, End Child Labour in Supply Chains in...

Ghanaians Urged Not To Patronize Goods, Services Fraught In Child Labour

In the same vein, parents have been advised to show greater responsibility for their children's up-keep, as parental neglect is a strong push factor...
Baba Jamal addressing the audience

Media urged to put child labour issues at centre stage for public discussion

He said it is important for the media to put issues of child labour at the centre stage for public discussion in order to...

ICI Releases Report On Successful Approaches In Ending Child Labour

The report is being launched ahead of the World Day against Child Labour, this year held under the theme “End child labour in supply...