1. ACCEL Malawi

    Combating child labour in Malawi: A collaborative field visit to Thyolo's tea estates

    19 January 2024

    The primary objectives of this visit were to reinforce adherence to labour standards, bolster ongoing support from the private sector, and improve collaboration among stakeholders in promoting social justice and decent work conditions, which includes the crucial goal of eradicating child labour in the tea industry.


  1. Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    ILO publishes handbook to assess the realization of the five fundamental principles and rights at work in the workplace

    04 December 2023

    The ILO developed a research methodology that, for the first time, addresses under a combined framework the five fundamental principles and rights at work

  2. Child labour and climate change

    Climate change profoundly affects child labour, ILO research finds

    01 December 2023

    The impact of climate change on global progress towards ending all forms of child labour is highlighted in a new ILO issue paper.

  3. Article

    Allen's Journey from Child Labor to Academic Resilience

    05 October 2023

    Through ACCEL Africa, Allen was given the opportunity to return to school. The project equipped him with essential learning materials, including textbooks, thereby facilitating his reintegration into the educational system.

  4. Article

    Empowering local communities—Chisinkha child protection committee's proactive approach against child labor in Mulanje district, Malawi

    05 October 2023

    Formed under the ACCEL Africa project, the Chisinkha CPC comprises fifteen members from six villages under the jurisdiction of GVH Chisinkha.

  5. Article

    Empowering Young Women Through Vocational Training: The Transformation of Gertrude Chizumira

    05 October 2023

    Recognizing the urgent need to equip young people like Gertrude with vocational skills, a local organization, ICEED, launched an intensive three-month training program under the ACCEL Africa project funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.

  6. Article

    Overcoming Obstacles Through Vocational Training: The Journey of Tisungane Elesoni

    05 October 2023

    Tisungane was selected for a transformative vocational training program under the ACCEL Africa project. Implemented by the Impact Centre for Economic Empowerment and Development (ICEED) and supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO) with funding from the Netherlands' Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  7. Article

    United against child labour: The Government of the Netherlands and the ILO renew their partnership through the 2nd phase of the ACCEL Africa project.

    28 September 2023

    The ILO and the Netherlands are uniting against child labour through the 2nd phase of the ACCEL Africa project in a holistic approach.

  8. Article

    Malawi validates national Alliance 8.7 strategic roadmap

    28 September 2023

    Malawi achieved a significant milestone by successfully validating the National Alliance 8.7 Strategic Roadmap on an event organized with the support of the ILO as part of the ACCEL Africa Project.

  9. Article

    Child Labour Survey Report for the Tea and Coffee Supply Chains Validated

    28 September 2023