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See also: Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor in Latin America & the Caribbean

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Building the Capacity of Civil Society to Combat Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions in Colombia 

This project will build the capacity of civil society organizations to more effectively detect and combat child labor and unacceptable working conditions in artisanal and small-scale mines in Colombia. It will form networks of civil society organizations and empower local communities to build a grassroots movement to improve working conditions and reduce the risk that children will be used in this harmful work.

Colombia PACT, Inc. 12/15/2017 12/31/2020

CLIMB 

The Child Labor Improvements in Bangladesh (CLIMB) project will build the capacity of civil society to more effectively detect and combat forced child labor and other labor abuses in the dried fish sector in Bangladesh. It will leverage partnerships with academic and community based organizations to build a grassroots movement, empower vulnerable families, connect survivors to services and reduce the risk that children will be forced into this harmful work.

Bangladesh Winrock International 12/15/2017 02/28/2021

Addressing Child Labor and Forced Labor in the Coffee Supply Chain in Honduras 

This project will help businesses establish systems to prevent, detect and eliminate child labor and other forms of labor exploitation from their supply chains, and will assemble a powerful coalition of coffee buyers to collectively incentivize compliance among suppliers. In doing so, the project will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

Honduras International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/15/2017 12/31/2020

Project to Reduce Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions in Agriculture in the Dominican Republic 

This project will support the Dominican government’s efforts to combat child labor and strengthen labor law enforcement while helping businesses prevent, detect and eliminate labor abuses in the agriculture sector. Building off the commitment of the Ministry of Labor and of a growing number of businesses, the project will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

Dominican Republic International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/08/2017 08/31/2021

Colombia Avanza  

Colombia Avanza will build the capacity of civil society to more effectively combat child labor and other labor abuses in Colombia’s coffee sector. By raising awareness and connecting survivors of labor exploitation to services in two of the largest coffee-producing areas of Colombia, the project helps promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

Colombia Partners of the Americas 12/08/2017 11/30/2020

Promoting Better Understanding of Indicators to Address Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking in Peru 

This project will help the Peruvian government and other labor stakeholders build their capacity to prevent, detect and eliminate forced labor and labor trafficking from workplaces in Peru. By bringing together the Ministry of Labor, regional and local governments, law enforcement officials and the judiciary branch, the project will encourage better enforcement through consultation and consensus-building.

Peru Capital Humano y Social Alternativo (CHS) 12/08/2017 12/07/2021

SAFE Seas 

The SAFE Seas project will combat forced labor and human trafficking on fishing vessels in Indonesia and the Philippines. By strengthening government enforcement capacity and deepening engagement among fishers, the private sector and civil society, SAFE Seas will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

Indonesia, Philippines Plan International USA 12/01/2017 11/30/2021

Implementing a Culture of Labor Compliance in Costa Rica's Agricultural Export Sector 

This project will improve enforcement of minimum wage, hours of work and occupational safety and health laws in the agricultural export sector in Costa Rica. By strengthening legal and administrative mechanisms of enforcement while engaging employers and workers to improve compliance in the workplace, the project will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

Costa Rica Foundation for Peace and Democracy (FUNPADEM) 12/01/2017 11/30/2021

RICHES 

The RICHES project aims to integrate the issues of child labor alleviation and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment initiatives. By putting a new toolkit directly in the hands of policy makers and service providers who work with women entrepreneurs, RICHES seeks to ensure women-led enterprises can improve livelihoods responsibly without resorting to child labor or other harmful labor practices.

El Salvador, Philippines, Global The Grameen Foundation 12/01/2017 05/31/2021

Addressing Child and Forced Labor in Coffee Supply Chains in Guatemala 

This project will help businesses establish systems to prevent, detect and eliminate child labor and other forms of labor exploitation from their supply chains, and will assemble a powerful coalition of coffee buyers to collectively incentivize compliance among suppliers. In doing so, the project will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

Guatemala Verité 12/01/2017 12/31/2020

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