The Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group has joined forces with the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) to address the pressing issue of child and forced labour within Africa’s cocoa supply chain. Leading the campaign through its cocoa sourcing company, Fludor Ghana Limited, TGI Group said the significant collaboration underlines its unwavering commitment to ethical and responsible…
The alarm raised by Public policy think tank group Nextier and the country director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) that no fewer than 15 million Nigerian children are engaged in child labour in Nigeria is quite frightening.
Working in industrial laundries at age 14, labouring up to 35 hours a week on top of school, some US states are relaxing the barriers to employing minors, despite rising cases of exploitation.
With 15 million child workers across Nigeria, according to International Labour Organization (ILO), government at all levels have been charged to tackle endemic child labour through legislative reforms, creation of jobs and enforcement of laws protecting children's vulnerabilities.
For nearly two decades, the world had been making steady progress in reducing child labour, which has been on the rise. Over the past few years, conflicts, crises and the COVID-19 pandemic have plunged more families into poverty and forced millions of children into child labour. Findings showed that the declining economic growth has not…
Women’s rights group in the solid mineral sector, Women in Mining in Nigeria (WIMIN), has embarked on a two-day policy dialogue in Lokoja, Kogi State, to end child labour in the sector.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has rescued three children hired for N3,000 daily from their parents.