ECOWAS validates report for elimination of child labour
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has validated the report of the evaluation of the Regional Action Plan (RAP) for the elimination of child labour, especially the worst forms in West Africa.
Foundation takes fight against child labour, drug abuse to Lagos community
The Trustee, Sparkle Foundation, Mrs. Olabisi Omole, said: “It is important we come together to discuss, listen, share and exchange ideas. There is a need to create a common understanding and work towards the growth of our community.
Nigeria seeks collaboration with U.S. to tackle child labour
The Federal Government has solicited technical assistance from the United States (U.S.), in its bid to eliminate the menace of child labour in Nigeria.Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made the call in Abuja, when he received in audience, the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard.
ILO, FG, States collaborate to end child labour by 2025
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.
It’s unfair to relegate orphanages in child adoption, fostering — George
The National President, Association of Orphanages And Homes Operators In Nigeria (ASOHON), Reverend Mrs. Dele George told GERALDINE AKUTU, that the association wants to participants or observers in adoption panels in view of its role in the survival and development of adoptable children.
Rights group seeks end to child labour
Beecee Outlook, a woman and child rights advocacy group has called for a renewed commitment from all actors in Nigeria for the elimination of child labour and protection in the work place. At the campaign against child labour, yesterday, Campaign Director; Blessing Iwoba stated that child labour has been classified as a social norm in…
BEECEE Outlook seeks end to child labour
BEECEE Outlook, a woman and child right advocacy group has called for a renewed commitment from all actors in Nigeria for the enlimitation of child labor and protection in the work place. At the campaign against child labour yesterday, BEECEE campaign Director Blessing Iwuoba stated that child labor have been classified as a social norm…
Child hawking is never OK. But our culture still permits it
“I’m a hawker, my Mummy is a hawker so I’m a hawker too. I’m the third of eight children. Of my two older brothers, one hawks and the other one is a driver.” Child hawking is prevalent practice in Nigeria, most major highways and streets are often flooded with emaciated children running after cars on…
Kubwa residents task government to end child labour
Residents of Kubwa Satellite town in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday called for the implementation of laws to end child labour in the area. In an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Chikakore, Kubwa, some of the residents called for appropriate measures to discourage it and to punish perpetrators. Mrs Rebecca Briggs,…
Global leaders support innovative skills for inclusive growth
To foster opportunities for inclusive, fair and sustainable future of work, labour ministers have reaffirmed their commitment to promote innovative skills policies, strengthen social protection, and formalise labour markets to make them more equitable and inclusive. In their declaration at the just-concluded G20 Education and Employment Ministers’ meeting in Argentina, they endorsed the G20 Strategy…