Member of Parliament for the Bia East constituency
“I am one of the senior members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Employment, State Enterprises and Social Welfare. We are grateful to ICI for taking us through the training on child labour concepts. It is good to understand child labour issues as parliamentarians. I am now aware of the fact that we need to do more in the creation of awareness on this issue as a country. The training has helped me to see the disconnect between the Constitution of Ghana and the Children’s Act. I have now understood concepts like child work and how to really define who can be classified as a child. This knowledge will not only help us become better lawmakers, but it will also help us in our role as opinion leaders in our constituencies.”
"Before ICI provided our school with desks, children were stacked on their old benches by four or five."
“I am better off in school than helping to weed the farm, scaring birds from the rice field and harvesting cocoa from my fat...
Sylvain Kouakou Konan: "Our community’s dream and mine today is to see the school expand, to build the three classrooms, to ...