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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic – Belize

Intended Beneficiaries:
Children involved in child labour, government, employers and labour unions in Belize.

Start/ End Dates:
Ongoing

Objectives:
To prevent and eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents (CSEC).

Outputs:
Survey of commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents in Belize.

Various publications dealing with CSEC aimed at the role and responsibilities of the various actors in combating CSEC.

Impact to date:-
Increased awareness and recognition of the problem by the tripartite partners.

Action programmes to prevent and withdraw children from CSEC implemented.

Donor:
US Department of Labor (USDOL)

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International HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme - Guyana

Intended Beneficiaries:
Government, labour unions and employers in Belize and management and labour at enterprise level.

Start/end dates:
September 2005 – ongoing

Objectives:
To reduce HIV/AIDS risk behaviours among workers; and to reduce employment-related discrimination against persons living with HIV/AIDS.  Action at the level of the enterprise is the principal target of the Project.

Output:

National HIV/AIDS Workplace Policy; Behaviour Change Communication materials and messages; training; collection of data (workers' survey).

Impact to date:
Peer educators trained in partner enterprises

Focal points from various ministries trained

Donor:
US Department of Labor (USDOL) and PEPFAR