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Distress Migration and the new Form of Child Labour – A Case Study in Ghana

04/01/2016 - 14:25

Search for survival opportunities forces them to migrate to far off places. After barely surviving
the migration period lasting between 6 to 8 months, the migrants return to their village only to
get sucked into the same vicious cycle. With no savings to bank upon, some depend on loans
taken at exorbitant rates of interest and in order to pay back the loans and survive, they are
forced time and again to migrate out of the villages.

REVERSING AND INVALIDATING MIGRANT CHILD LABOUR IN GHANA

04/01/2016 - 14:18

Distress migration is a humanitarian problem of regional scale but when accompanied with child trafficking and migrant child labour, the effect is of a global magnitude. The project “Evidence based reverse invalidation of migrant/trafficked Child labour in Ghana” is designed to ameliorate the situation based on micro evidence from the Ejisu Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region and the Lambusie Karni District in the Upper West Region.

CHILD LABOUR IN GHANA’S CITRUS SECTOR

04/15/2014 - 10:57

In Ghana, the citrus industry involves over 60, 000 growers. There are a number of big and smallplantings scattered throughout the central, Eastern, Ashanti and parts of the Volta regions. The absence of severe droughts in these areas has allowed citrus orchards to develop and reach high
yield potentials.

GHANA'S CHILD LABOUR IN THE CITRUS SECTOR AT A GLANCE

03/31/2014 - 21:01

In Ghana, the citrus industry involves over 60, 000 growers. There are a number of big and small plantings scattered throughout the central, Eastern, Ashanti and parts of the Volta regions. The absence of severe droughts in these areas has allowed citrus orchards to develop and reach high yield potentials.

Indonesia: In one girl’s recovery, an island’s triumph over malaria

03/31/2014 - 21:00

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Photographer Kate Holt: South Sudan's displaced families – in pictures [The Guardian]

03/31/2014 - 20:59

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Children displaced by violence in the Central African Republic face great risks

03/31/2014 - 20:58

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