Tackling child labour in livestock keeping
This paper seeks to analyse the dynamics underpinning child labour in livestock farming and identify the strategies that governments, farmers, private sector, international organizations and others may pursue to prevent and eliminate child labour in livestock keeping.
Gender dimensions of child labour in agriculture
This paper highlights the often-neglected gender dimension of child labour in agriculture. It focuses mostly on the conditions of rural girls, because their work is often “invisible”, less valued, and associated with specific gender-based challenges such as overburdening with household chores, restrictions on personal freedom, and gender-based violence.
Strengthening efforts of agricultural stakeholders to address child labour in agriculture in the Near East and North Africa region
This report provides a regional review of child labour in agriculture including its drivers and necessary actions to eliminate all forms of child labour.
Accelerating action to help to end child labour in agriculture in Asia
This paper seeks to analyse challenges in the Asian region with a focus on the issue of child labour in agriculture and the underlying causes in which agricultural stakeholders can make a difference: rural poverty, social protection in rural areas, safe agricultural practices, labour-saving practices, gender equality, access to education in rural areas, food security.
Accelerating action to help to end child labour in agriculture in Africa
Child labour in agriculture is both a social, economic, and livelihood issue. The cross-cutting nature requires a multiple stakeholder approach in addressing its root causes. In sub-Saharan Africa, the phenomena exist mainly within smallholder farmers but also significantly in capture fishing, livestock, and forestry.
Food security, nutrition, and ending child labour in agriculture for recovery and resilience
This advocacy note has been developed by the FAO, the Global Food Security Cluster, and the WFP to mobilize food and agricultural stakeholders and to upscale action towards the reduction of child labour in agriculture in humanitarian contexts.
Eliminating hazardous child labour through safe and sustainable farming practices
The objective of this brochure is to raise knowledge on the issue of hazardous pesticides and child labour and illustrate FAO’s role and potential in addressing these issues order to obtain further funding.
Addressing hazardous child labour and reducing risks posed by hazardous pesticides
The objective of this brochure is to provide different stakeholders with an array of information pertaining to hazardous pesticides and child labour/safety, informing them on the role they can play and giving them tools and resources to address the issue.
FAO framework on ending child labour in agriculture
The Framework is a key guidance to assess and monitor compliance with FAO’s environmental and social standards addressing prevention and reduction of child labour in FAO’s programming. It aims at guiding the Organization and its personnel in the integration of measures addressing child labour within FAO’s typical work, programmes and initiatives at global, regional and country levels.