“Members of the Seal initiative commit to improving the lives of women and children in communities through a range of actions. Below are our key focus areas to achieve positive change.”
Supporting business entities to ensure pregnant women, lactating mothers and their babies are adequately protected, have access to health and social services and are consulted on issues relating to their wellbeing.
Supporting business entities to provide accessible, quality childcare services to eventually cover all mothers and children within their area of business operations and on participating estates.
Child Labour Elimination
Supporting business entities to effectively prevent and remediate child labour on estates, within their business operations and in supply chains, and encouraging transparent reporting of any child labour cases when they occur.
Supporting business entities to help their employees and their families, especially women and children, to access quality healthcare services when they need to, without financial hardship.
Supporting business entities to provide children of their employees access to quality education.
Decent Work for Youth
Supporting business entities to provide decent training and employment opportunities for youth, including juvenile workers.
Preventing Violence Against Children
Supporting business entities to prevent violence against children in tea supply chains, transparently reporting cases of violence against children and addressing root causes of violence.
Child Protection During Emergencies
Supporting business entities to protect children during emergencies including during natural disasters.
NEWS AND UPDATES
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