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Commitment by the district and local leaders to fight child labour

A training on roles and responsibilities for district stakeholders and local leaders took place on February 28th 2017 at Rapona hotel in Moroto and was attended by around 20 participants including ECO staff. The training focused on understanding the concept of child labour, the national and international legal framework on child labour, rights of a child, roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders who were in attendance in stopping child labour.
These roles encompassed the following stakeholders (Roles of the central government, local governments, local councils, employers and their organizations, workers and their organization /Labour unions, NGOs, local communities and local leaders

At the end of this training there was commitment from all the district stakeholders in attendance like the head of police family and child protection unit, CDO, DEO, Probation officer, district labour officer, teachers to stop child labour through creating awareness, monitoring and reporting cases of child labour in their communities. The police Child Protection Unit also committed to arrest and gather evidence on the perpetrators
The district officials, sub county officials also committed to push for bye laws on child labour in the district

Across section of participants during the training on roles and responsibilities of stakeholders on child Labour in Moroto at Rapona hotel