Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly, a proactive local government body, is gearing up to make a significant impact in the fight against child labour by organizing a route march on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour. The event, scheduled for June 12, 2023, at 10:00 am, aims to raise awareness and mobilize support to eradicate child labour, aligning with Sustainable Development Goal 8 target 7.

Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly recognizes the urgency of addressing child labour as a crucial aspect of promoting sustainable development and ensuring the well-being of children within the municipality. By spearheading this program, the assembly aims to galvanize a collective effort to combat this global challenge.

The route march, which will commence at the Municipal Assembly grounds, promises to be a symbol of solidarity and determination to protect children from exploitation. Participants from various sectors, including government officials, community leaders, civil society organizations, educators, and concerned citizens, are invited to join the march and make a resounding statement against child labour.

The event will serve as a platform to educate the public about the detrimental effects of child labour on the physical, mental, and emotional development of children. It will also highlight the importance of providing access to quality education and fostering an environment that safeguards the rights of children.

“We believe that every child deserves a childhood filled with joy, education, and opportunities for growth,” expressed the spokesperson for the Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly. “Our commitment to eradicating child labour aligns with our vision of creating a safe and nurturing environment for our children, where they can thrive and contribute positively to society.”

The Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly has been working tirelessly to strengthen child protection mechanisms, raise awareness, and enhance enforcement of existing laws against child labour. This World Day Against Child Labour route march is another step forward in our ongoing efforts to safeguard the rights and well-being of children.

Participants of the route march will engage in various activities, such as carrying placards with messages condemning child labour, distributing educational materials, and sharing personal stories to shed light on the issue. The march will culminate at the Municipal Assembly grounds, where a series of speeches, performances, and interactive sessions will take place, emphasizing the need for collective action to eliminate child labour.

The Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly urges all residents, stakeholders, and concerned individuals to actively participate in this momentous event and contribute to the larger goal of eradicating child labour. By standing together, the community can make a significant impact on the lives of children, ensuring they have the opportunity to grow, learn, and enjoy their childhood without exploitation.



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