The General Agriculture Workers’ Union (GAWU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has started a joint initiative to combat child labour at Kpandu Torkor in the Volta Region.

The GAWU-ILO-Irish Project seeks to strengthen the capacity of informal workers in Kpando-Torkor to effectively combat child labour through enhanced social responsibility, occupational safety and health and improved productivity in Lake Volta Fishing.

The global project on the theme “Testing methodologies to support informal economy workers and small producers to combat hazardous child labour in their own sectors” covers countries with focus areas such as Ghana: Lake Volta Fishing; Benin: Stone Crushing; India: stone quarrying in Rajasthan and Zambia: extending District Child Labour Committees. Click here to continue…….