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Reducing child labor in mining through community empowerment: A technical brief

April 03, 2023
Child Labor, Cobalt, Community banking, Livelihoods, Mining, Women's empowerment

As part of Pact’s approach to child labor, we work with communities, governments, miners, mining communities and private sector actors, to address root causes of child labor in mining including but not limited to education and alternative livelihoods. This technical brief highlights the integration of holistic livelihoods interventions into an overall approach aiming to reduce the number of children working in the mines while empowering households and making them more economically resilient.


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