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Stories from the media

Tabora RC promises crackdown against child labour in region

IPPmedia | 26 June 2018

Child labour remains rife as Dar marks anti-child Labour Day

Daily News | 26 June 2018

Groups formed to help stamp out child labour

The Citizen Tanzania | 12 March 2018

Malawi should fight child labour through education improvement- Winrock International

Malawi | 13 October 2017

JTI lauded for continuous fight against child labour

Tanzania | 29 May 2016

Tanzanian Government commends ARISE in its fight against child labor at the program’s national launch in Morogoro.

School feeding programs reduce absenteeism

Zambia | 19 May 2017

After ARISE has removed children from labor and placed them at Vizenge Primary School in Zambia, JTI’s Table for Two school feeding program is helping keep them there.

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ARISE engagement efforts result in new by-laws to fight child labor in Malawi

Malawi | 7 April 2017

Through ARISE, the ILO has engaged with development committees, ward councillors, traditional leaders and members of parliament on the development of child labor by-laws in Malawi. The new by-laws will provide regulatory support for the management of fighting child labor, and are expected to be ready in June 2017.

Teachers tackle child labour

Malawi | 16 March 2017

Through ARISE, the Teachers Union of Malawi equips teachers with skills to tackle child labor and encourage school drop outs back into the classroom.

Chief committed to fight child labour in Ntcheu

Malawi | 3 February 2017

Senior Chief Kwataine of Ntcheu commits to save children from child labor during Scream Child Labour Open Day, an ARISE initiative.

ARISE helping more children return to school says education advisor

Malawi | 30 Jan 2017

More children have returned to school since ARISE started in Dowa District according to the Primary Education Advisor for Kayembe Education Zone.

ARISE bearing positive results says Malawi Congress of Trade Unions

Malawi | 29 November 2016

The Malawi Congress of Trade Unions (MCTU) says the anti-child labor campaigns held under the ARISE Program are bearing positive results.


We use the ILO definition

Not all work done by children should be classified as child labor that is to be targeted for elimination.

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Mothers at Expotigre

Mothers trained in baking and business management by ARISE successfully sold their products at Expotigre 2013, a major agricultural expo in southern Brazil.

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Our activities

Our activities aim to address the underlying root causes of child labor in the tobacco industry.

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ARISE aims to end child labor in communities where JTI sources tobacco leaf. We work with those directly affected and with others who have the power to change things. Our initiatives are developed and delivered in collaboration with tobacco-growing communities, social partners and governments.