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Strategic litigation to help end child labour

The Agency took part in a European Commission meeting on strategic litigation to defend the rights of children and to end child labour in supply chains.

The meeting on 27 April in Brussels aimed at having an informal exchange of views on how strategic litigation can be used to tackle these violations and to create a network, operating in a child rights framework, to eradicate child labour.

The meeting brought experts from the European Commission, UNICEF, the Council of Europe and specialised civil society organisations. 

FRA highlighted the relevance and possible links to its Opinion on business and human rights, its forthcoming study on access to remedies for business-related human rights abuses, and its study on severe labour exploitation