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  1. Equity and inclusion 14 November 2018

    Germany: education unionists start 100 million campaign against child labour

    German students and politicians met with activists and education unionists from Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft and debated ways to fight the scourge of child labour in the framework of the 100 Million campaign.

    Germany: education unionists start 100 million campaign against child labour
  2. Union renewal and development 22 October 2018

    Renewed commitment and funding of activities to eradicate child labour

    Education International (EI) and the Foundation of EI’s affiliate in Germany the Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft have signed a partnership agreement, the Foundation giving responsibility to EI for projects to promote the right to education and to eradicate child labour.

    Renewed commitment and funding of activities to eradicate child labour
  3. Union growth 18 October 2018

    #EI25: “Experiences and gains in fighting child labour”, by Juliet Wajega (UNATU, Uganda)

    Juliet Wajega

    The leadership of Education International (EI) is applauded for demonstrating that education Unions are well placed to contribute to the elimination of child labour and promote quality education for all. It is important to look back and draw strength from these achievements as EI celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018.

    #EI25: “Experiences and gains in fighting child labour”, by Juliet Wajega (UNATU, Uganda)
  4. Equity and inclusion 11 June 2018

    Putting an end to child labour requires a change in attitude, by Noumoutieba Diarra

    Noumoutieba Diarra

    Since 2014, the Syndicat National de l’Education et de la Culture (National Union of Education and Culture - SNEC) has been helping to set up child labour free zones in the Mali administrative regions of Bougouni, Niono, Macina, Dioila and Bla. The union has trained 840 teachers to help them...

    Putting an end to child labour requires a change in attitude, by Noumoutieba Diarra
  5. Equity and inclusion 11 June 2018

    Quality education is the best guarantee against child labour

    Each year, Education International celebrates World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June. EI encourages education trade unions to participate in public activities in order to demonstrate the commitment of teachers’ and support staff to eradicating child labour and promoting quality public education for all.

    Quality education is the best guarantee against child labour
  6. Equity and inclusion 4 December 2017

    "The Role of Prescription Glasses for Students, and for Reducing School drop-out in Morocco" by Nahas Hamida

    Nahas Hamida

    Apart from fighting for the demands and the interests of education workers in Morocco, the National Education Union (FDT) also fights to improve the public schools through its engagement with government policies in the field of education and training.

    "The Role of Prescription Glasses for Students, and for Reducing School drop-out in Morocco" by Nahas Hamida
  7. Equity and inclusion 16 November 2017

    Properly trained teachers, a prerequisite for eliminating child labour

    The teacher trade union delegation to the Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour reiterated the need for quality teacher and public education system to eradicate the scourge of child labour.

    Properly trained teachers, a prerequisite for eliminating child labour
  8. Equity and inclusion 20 October 2017

    Nobel Laureate leads historic march across India to keep children safe

    When Kailash Satyarthi commits there is no way of stopping him, which was evident as millions followed his call to end the sexual abuse and trafficking of children in what was the country’s biggest march.

    Nobel Laureate leads historic march across India to keep children safe
  9. Equity and inclusion 12 June 2017

    Education unions work to ensure a child’s place is in school, not at work

    This year’s World Day Against Child Labour has focused efforts on the fallout of conflicts and disasters, and how they are catalysts for pushing millions of children into labour or into the hands of traffickers.

    Education unions work to ensure a child’s place is in school, not at work
  10. Equity and inclusion 11 June 2017

    Education International - working globally to end child labour

    EI helps education unions implement projects to fight child labour in 13 countries: in Albania, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ivory Coast, India, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Nicaragua, Uganda, in Senegal, Togo and Zimbabwe. Most of these projects aim at developing child labour free zones.

    Education International - working globally to end child labour
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 4 May 2017

    From the classroom to the world and back: educators take on a global perspective

    In a search for solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing people around the world, the second day of the Unite Conference in Rotterdam looked to build bridges from schools to politicians to policies.

    From the classroom to the world and back: educators take on a global perspective
  12. Equity and inclusion 3 April 2017

    Education unionists’ unwavering commitment to fight child labour globally

    Education International has reiterated its support for sustainable initiatives to eradicate child labour worldwide, and welcomed the ratification by the Indian government of two international conventions making child labour illegal.

    Education unionists’ unwavering commitment to fight child labour globally
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Ending child labour - a resource manual for teachers and education unions

    19 June 2014

    Child labour remains a human rights scourge more than a decade into the 21st century, affecting 168 million children worldwide by the best estimates. It denies millions of children their basic rights to education and childhood, permanently scarring their lives and their future as productive adults and citizens, those of...

    Ending child labour - a resource manual for teachers and education unions
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