General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU)

The General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU) is an affiliate of the Trades Union Congress-Ghana and the biggest trade union organizing farmers and agricultural employees in Ghana. GAWU started its activities towards the creation of child labour free zones in Ghana in 2007. So far, 2,765 children have been withdrawn and prevented from work and brought (back) to school.

This partner was part of Stop Child Labour's 'Omar's Dream'-project, supported by the Dutch Postcode Lottery. (2012 - 2015)