National Action Plan on the Elimination of Child Labour

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A National Action Plan on the elimination of child labour (or NAP) is a national strategy, plan or programme aimed at addressing child labour within a given country, usually with an emphasis on worst forms of child labour.[1] Some countries also refer to this as an Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (APEC).


The following countries have adopted, or plan to adopt, such a programme:

  • Botswana: the National Action Programme towards the Elimination of Child Labour in Botswana was nationally endorsed in February 2008;[2]
  • Lesotho;
  • Namibia: the Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour in Namibia was nationally endorsed in January 2008;[3]
  • South Africa: the first Child Labour Programme of Action (CLPA) was adopted in 2003; and the phase two CLPA (or CLPA-2), for implementation from 2008 to 2012, in September 2007;
  • Swaziland: Child Labour, the Strategy and Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour was nationally endorsed on 1 April 2008.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Introduction — TECL". Archived from the original on 2008-08-20. Retrieved 2008-04-02.
  2. ^ Botswana plan adopted: More ground gained in battle against child labour - 6 Feb 08 — TECL Archived 2008-10-07 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ allAfrica.com: Namibia: Child Labour in Namibia 'Must Be Tackled Head-On' (Page 1 of 1)
  4. ^ "Swaziland commits to national action against child labour - 1 Apr 08 — TECL". Archived from the original on 2008-07-08. Retrieved 2008-04-02.