The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many families into difficulties. And it has increased the risk of children being lured or forced into different types of work that are hazardous for their health, wellbeing and development.
In this episode of the Protected! Podcast, Hani Mansourian from the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action talks to Selim Benaissa, Chief Technical Officer from the ILO on the Myanmar program for the elimination of child labour. They discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the program, which brings together the the ILO, partner organisations, the government, employer groups and communities to end child labour in the country.