Child Labour resources

June 2022

  1. Message at the 2022 World Day Against Child Labour culminating activity

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2022 World Day Against Child Labour culminating activity, 27 June 2022, Manila, Philippines

  2. ILO supports the launch of Indonesia’s first Trade Unions’ Network in the Fishing Sector

    The 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme together with the Bureau of Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) supported the launch of a Trade Unions’ Network in the fishing sector aiming to foster a common voice between trade unions and to reinforce bilateral and tripartite social dialogue in the fishing sector.

  3. A greater access to social protection is needed to prevent children from child labour in Timor-Leste

    The commemoration of the World Day Against Child Labour in Timor-Leste is marked with the launch of the joint ILO and UNICEF research on key driver of child labour and the urgent call for the adoption of the Child Labour National Action Plan.

  4. ILO supports child labour e-learning programmes in Fijian schools

    A partnership of the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and the Fiji Ministry of Employment, Productivity & Industrial Relations

  5. Qauia women benefit from ILO business training

    An initiative of ILO’s MAP16 child labour project.

May 2022

  1. Getting children out of labour and back to learning

    The COVID-19 pandemic took millions of children, like Janny, out of school. The ILO helped them reconnect with their education, friends and future.

  2. 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.