The Government of Jamaica in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO)/International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) implemented a country programme to progressively reduce and eliminate child labour in Jamaica.
Under the IPEC progammes initiatives are in place to
withdraw and rehabilitate children from hazardous work and
prevent other children from joining the workforce
These initiatives are taking place under the aegis of two agencies :- Children First and, Western Society for the Upliftment of Children in collaboration with Sam Sharpe Teachers Colledge