|Education to Combat
Abusive Child Labor
In the area of child labor, BEPS uses both
formal and nonformal education strategies to combat abusive
child labor practices with a multi-sectoral approach.
The child labor team aims to bring practical solutions
that provide the most at-risk children and families with
BEPS has embarked on the crucial and essential pursuit
of identifying and combating abusive child labor in developing
countries. The child labor team has identified best practices
in confronting this challenge through education. The
child labor team has developed a strategy to reintegrate
child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo and
is undertaking a pilot project to use education to combat
abusive child labor in Honduras. A planning and analysis
activity for anti-trafficking in Bulgaria and staging
for a pilot project activity in Ghana are currently underway.
BEPS child labor-related services are available at no
cost to USAID missions.
BEPS Activities in Basic Education