Agriculture is one of the most dangerous working sectors for children. Young people working in agriculture may face hazardous or physically heavy work. Sometimes their obligations prevent them from going to school. What can be done to improve the situation of working children in agriculture?
Children’s resilience, their capacity to adapt to new situations and contexts, has always been an important factor which impacted how children learned, strived and succeeded. However, during the past 18 months of a global pandemic – leading to school closures, job loss and isolation – the crucial role resilience can play in the development of a child has been emphasized even more.
How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect the lives of children across the world? And which effects does it have on violence against children in particular? These were the main questions addressed in a High-level Side Event hosted by the Un Special Representative on Violence against Children Dr. Najat M. M’jid in the 76th UN General Assembly on 22 September 2021.
Now that Time to Talk has come to an end, we are pleased to annouce what’s next! Learn all about our new project!
The global COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives of working children and their families enormously . This shows the results from a participatory research in six countries done by Kindernothilfe.
Four years have passed since Time to Talk started in 2016 – and what a long way we have come! What started in 2016 as a bold idea of a global consultation of working children has become so much more than that.