ILO media competition seeks stories on child labour

DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2024 — The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is accepting entries for a media competition on stories about child labour.

Tagged “Voices against child labour: A media competition”, the contest is a call to action for media professionals and students to contribute their voices and skills in the fight against child labour.

Journalists, filmmakers, photographers, and media professionals from Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, and Egypt who are employed by either African or international media outlets focusing on African topics can apply.

Students from these specified countries who are enrolled in any African university, whether within their home country or abroad, can also participate.

The deadline for entries is April 30, 2024.

APPLY HERE

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