Almost one in ten children worldwide are involved in child labour. This figure is shocking and there are fears, due to our current economic crisis, that this figure may be far from declining. The impact of Covid-19 on many people’s livelihoods is huge, and sadly, children are often the first to suffer in these circumstances; the UN predicts that the crisis could push millions of children into child labour, joining the already 152 million children already suffering globally.
At Together TV we recognise the vital importance of acknowledging social issues and ongoing struggles of minority communities. We Stand Together for equality and racial justice, and are keen to amplify the voices of those that have been historically overlooked or ignored.
As the leading TV channel for social change, over several years we have celebrated Black History month on the channel by broadcasting an extensive range of documentaries on a variety of subjects from stories of immigration to the work of revolutionary young activists.
David Olusoga’s Black and British: A Forgotten History is returning to Together TV this week to highlight the importance of remembering the compelling but often overlooked stories of Black figures from British history. Olusoga takes us on a journey of discovery as he travels the length and breadth of Britain, unearthing historical relationships between Britain and people of African origin.
The documentary Transsexual Stories highlights the daily struggles and emotions five transsexual women go through in their life. As the show develops, you have the opportunity to connect with the five women and gain a close rapport with their stories. Transsexual Stories highlights the extraordinary situations Transsexuals may have to endure that many people do not know about. Together TV believe in helping and doing good for people, especially those wanting to connect, find help or even advice.
The success of ‘The Hospice’ commissioned by Together alongside producers Knickerbockerglory, provided viewers with the opportunity to observe the spectacular work and care delivered to many patients of all ages, all at the hands of the amazing staff and volunteers at Ellenor.