Handbook on "child labour free zones": Examples from Africa, Central America, Eastern Europe & South Asia

Author: Stop Child Labour , Published on: 12 June 2015

To share experiences and inspire others to implement and support the area-based approach towards child labour free zones, the international Stop Child Labour movement has developed a handbook with experiences from around the world. The ‘5 x 5 stepping stones’ presented in this handbook have been developed based on the stories and strategies of NGOs, unions and child labour free zone members worldwide. The handbook shows that - in spite of poverty - it is really possible to get children out of work and into school. The handbook serves as a source of inspiration for others in replicating and supporting the concept of child labour free zones.... This handbook captures the experiences of NGO pioneers and union frontrunners in Ghana, Morocco, Mali, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, India, Nicaragua and Albania. Together with hundreds of chiefs, mayors, employers, parents, teachers and thousands of children, they are making it happen...

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