Action plan to combat child labour in Côte d'Ivoire published

The National Committee for the Monitoring of Measures to Combat Human Trafficking, Exploitation and Child Labour (CNS) in Côte d'Ivoire aims to strengthen the successes achieved in the area of combatting human trafficking and exploitation and wants to intensify the fight against child labour.

The measures focus on four priorities: Prevention, victim protection, prosecution and monitoring. Around FCFA 76 Billion (12 Million Euro) are available for this purpose. The action plan is set-up for a period of three years (2019-2021).

In the past, the organisation funded school buildings and compulsory education for children aged 6 till 16 has been introduced (since 2015). The measures are now intensified through a more holistic approach and supplemented in a targeted manner, for example by taking on and strengthening the role of women as the centre of families. or a three-yea

The National Committee is chaired by Dominique Ouattara, First Lady of Côte d'Ivoire.