Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorian Journalists Trained On Child Labor Issue

According to an article in Notre Voie (p. 7) Ivorian journalists and reporters were recently trained on the issue of child labor. Jointly organized by the International Labor Organization and a local NGO known as RICAC the session held from June 6 to June 8 in the seaside town of Grand Bassam primarily aimed at raising awareness among media professionals on the phenomenon which poses a real threat to children and violates labor rights provisions. The three-day session was attended by government officials and US Public Affairs Officer Jonathan Cebra, the paper said.

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