FG unveils national reporting template on child labour
The Federal Government has unveiled a national reporting template to tackle child labour.
Child labour and human trafficking
At a recent meeting of the National Steering Committee on Child Labour, the Federal Government reiterated its commitment to stopping the social menace of child labour and human trafficking in the country. The government pledged that Nigeria as a signatory to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations ‘should not be found behind…
NAPTIP seeks private sector collaboration to tackle child labour
Julie Okah-Donli, has said there was the need for active collaboration between government and the private sector to tackle child labour and human trafficking.
Child labour: An approach to corporate best practice
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria estimates that about 15 million children under the age of 14 are working across Nigeria.
Curtailing the menace of child abuse and corporal punishment in Nigeria
Unfortunately, these children are abused by their parents and family members, who are meant to be the first line of protection for them. Child abuse is the physical, mental or sexual assault of a child by the parents or any other adult.
Nigeria pledges to eliminate child labour
Nigeria was not absent at the discussions at the International Labour Conference (ILC) committee on Application of Standards over Minimum Age Convention 1973 (No. 138), the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Labour and Employment...