Child Labour resources

May 2022

  1. Training of Trainers’ on Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media successfully concluded

    The CLEAR Cotton project built the capacity of 30 masters trainers on eliminating child labour in the cotton value chain thanks to the SCREAM methodology

April 2022

  1. ILO, UNICEF and the Fijian media join hands to strengthen reporting on child safety and protection

    The ILO, together with UNICEF, held a two-day training workshop for journalists in Fiji on reporting on child abuse, neglect, exploitation, and child labour to support in ensuring safety and well-being for all children in media reporting.

March 2022

  1. Bangladesh ratifies fundamental ILO Convention on child labour

    Ratification of ILO’s Minimum Age Convention recognised as a milestone towards advancing decent work and social justice in Bangladesh. Minimum age of entry into all work set at 14 years of age.

  2. Responsible Business Conduct and Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

    A seminar with students from South China University to introduce key CSR concepts, training on relevant international policy frameworks and initiatives and debate about their efficiency and coherence.

February 2022

  1. Message at the Sectoral consultation with workers and employers for the development of the regional child labour action plan

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the at the Sectoral consultation with workers and employers for the development of the regional child labour action plan, 18 February 2022, Cotabato, Philippines

  2. Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) and employment in the Philippines: A rapid impact assessment, 2nd edition

    The ILO issued the second edition of its rapid assessment on the impact of Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) that hit the Philippines in December 2021. As of 9 February 2022, almost 4.4 million workers are estimated to have been directly impacted by the typhoon across ten regions.

January 2022

  1. The ILO in action: Tackling child labour in the COVID era

    Increasing public awareness on child labour is key to call for action and partnerships for delivering appropriate interventions for the prevention and elimination of child labour. Information and discussions on the issue has to reach all levels of the society in order to have a positive impact and set behavior changes.

  2. Supporting efforts in Fiji to return children back to school safely

    ILO in partnership with the Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation, Fiji Trade Union Congress and Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations are working together to support continued coordinated efforts in Fiji to see that every child returns to school.

  3. © ILO 2022

    ILO 100th anniversary

    2019 will mark the International Labour Organization’s 100th anniversary. This makes the ILO older than the United Nations, one of the oldest international organisations active and relevant today, and still unique in its tripartite structure.

  4. Super Typhoon Rai (Odette): ILO response for decent work and a human-centred recovery

    Since Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) hit the Philippines, the ILO has been working with partners and communities to place decent work and sustainable livelihoods at the forefront of disaster-response for a human-centred recovery.