- Tackling Child Labour Through Education – Guyana and Jamaica (Read more)
- Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children - Belize (Read more)
- HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme – Guyana (Read more)
Occupational Safety and Health
Tackling Child Labour Through Education – Guyana and Jamaica
Children involved in child labour, government, employers, and labour unions in Guyana and Jamaica.
Start/ End Dates:
October 2008 – Ongoing
To help reduce poverty by providing access to basic education and skills training for disadvantaged children and youth.
To strengthen the capacity of national and local authorities in the formulation, implementation and enforcement of policies to tackle child labour in coordination with social partners and civil society.
Country level legal framework prepared or strengthened where already in existence.
Strengthened institutional capacity leading to improved ability to formulate and implement child labour strategies.
Targeted actions to combat child labour designed and implemented.
Improved advocacy and dissemination of good practices to enhanced knowledge base and networks on child labour and education.
European Commission (EC)
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic – Belize
Children involved in child labour, government, employers and labour unions in Belize.
Start/ End Dates:
To prevent and eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents (CSEC).
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.
US Department of Labor (USDOL)
International HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme - Guyana
Government, labour unions and employers in Belize and management and labour at enterprise level.
September 2005 – ongoing
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.
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
US Department of Labor (USDOL) and PEPFAR