PROJECTS // 

Technical Support, Administrative and Financial Services for the Preparation of the National Child Labour Survey Report in Armenia

2015 - 2017

ICHD and RA NSS with the financial support of the ILO implement the Project for supporting of the development of information collection, research capacity, and monitoring systems related to child labour “to provide Armenia with a tool for understanding the incidence and root causes of child labour and for planning action and measuring progress in programme intervention”.

The action aims at improving information on working children, child labour, and child labour in hazardous work in each target country or sector through data collection and in-depth analysis. The specific objectives of the action are:

(i) Assess the extent, characteristics, causes and consequences of the involvement of children aged 5-17 in working activities (economic and non-economic).

(ii) Operationalize legal definitions of child labour and hazardous work into statistical indicators.

(iii) Determine the prevalence of children’s employment, child labour, hazardous work, unpaid household services and hazardous unpaid household services by sex, age-group, area of residence (urban/rural) and geographical desegregation of the survey (districts, departments, etc.).

(iv) Assess the involvement of children aged 5-17 in one or more activities simultaneously: employment only; children studying only; children combining school and employment and; children neither working nor attending school (by sex, age group, employment status).

(v) Collect information on the interplay between employment, child labour, hazardous work, and education.

 

(vi) Collect information on the following characteristics of children’s work: Industry of employment (by sex, age group); Status in employment (by sex, age group); Occupation and when possible information on the specific goods produced by children (by sex, age group); Weekly hours of work: for children in employment; children in employment only and children combining school and employment (by sex, age group, etc.); Weekly hours of household chores (by sex, age group); Main types of household chores (by sex, age group); Engagement in fetching water and collecting firewood (by sex, age group); Seasonality of economic activities; Children wanting work; Earnings and mode (cash/ in-kind), payment frequency, and how spent; Reasons for child working; Vulnerable child groups (ethnic groups, by regions, etc.); Poverty and child labour; Occupational safety and health issues associated to child labour and hazardous work.

NEWS

17.10.2019

Informative Local Meeting in Lori Region

The International Center for Human Development (ICHD) with the financial support of the Federal Foreign Office (Germany) and in partnership with The State Migration Service of Ministry of Territorial Administration and infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia and “Armenian Caritas” Benevolent NGO, on 15 October 2019 has implemented of local meetings in Lori region in the framework of Preventing Irregular Migration from Armenia to the Federal Republic of Germany by Raising Awareness of Potential Migrants” project. State and local self-governance bodies, service providers, media and civil society representatives participated in the event.

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24.09.2019

Informative Local Meeting in Shirak Region

The International Center for Human Development (ICHD) with the financial support of the Federal Foreign Office (Germany) and in partnership with The State Migration Service of Ministry of Territorial Administration and infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia and “Armenian Caritas” Benevolent NGO, on 17 September 2019 started implementation of local meetings in Shirak region in the framework of Preventing Irregular Migration from Armenia to the Federal Republic of Germany by Raising Awareness of Potential Migrants” project. State and local self-governance bodies, service providers, media and civil society representatives participated in the event.

The aim of the meetings is informing the participants about the risks, consequences of irregular migration, forms of protection given to migrants in Germany, as well as statistics on emigration and return policy from Germany to Armenia. The process of return and readmission of RA citizens, the reintegration programs of returnees implemented in the RA are also presented to the participants during the workshop.

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