Afigya Kwabre South commemorate world day against child labour
The Afigya Kwabre South District Assembly through the department of social welfare and community development has commemorated the ‘World Day Against Child Labour’ with activities and interventions to help address child labour concerns in the district.
Date Created : 7/31/2023 12:00:00 AM : Story Author :
The Department led the organisation of the 2023 World Day Against Child Labour in four (4) communities in the district with a sensitization drive to the Atimatim and Buoho markets, a community forum at Aboabogya, an intervention at the Bandex Battery at Buoho, and an engagement with two community based organisations (CBOs); namely Togumeso fun club at Sasa and boa wo nua fun club at Atimatim Kokoase.
Issues like the prevalence of child abuse and child labour, the Impact of child abuse, preventing harmful impacts of child abuse/labour on children, identifying support groups for victims of child labour, projecting the department’s preparedness towards addressing the concerns of the vulnerable were addressed through sensitisation using flash cards .
The members of the team, led by Madam Diana Bumbie also took traders through the child protection community facilitation toolkit by showing them relevant flash cards that depicts acts of child labour or other forms of abuse to children.
The traders used the opportunity to ask several questions bothering their minds concerning the issue of child labour and requested for more engagements with them on child labour.