Child Labour


  1. Advancing Decent Work to end Child Labour in SupplyChains

    1 - 2 December 2022

    The meeting will bring together businesses across sectors, as well as representatives of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations and international organizations. The programme will focus on business responses to tacking the systemic root cause of child labour from adequate wages and income, equal opportunities for women and youth employment.

  2. African Regional Meeting in preparation for the 21st ICLS & Regional Capacity Building on Statistics concerning Child Labour and Social Protection

    12 - 16 September 2022

    The main purpose of the Preparatory Regional Meeting is to bring the consultation and technical discussions to countries in Africa, to ensure that the revised draft standard to be prepared by the ILO adequately reflects the labour markets and labour force data priorities of countries in the region.

  3. ILO-IOM-IPA collaborate to expand the evidence base on child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking to achieve policy impact

    27 - 29 June 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) join forces to host a conference on 27-29 June 2022 showcasing new research findings on child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking.


  1. Publication

    Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa - Independent evaluation

    23 January 2023

    The Evaluation Office of the International Labour Organization is looking for a consultancy company to conduct the final evaluation of the project “Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa – ACCEL RAF/18/08/NLD”. The project covers the Africa continent with direct work in Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda.

    The application deadline is: 23 February as per the RFP available at the following link:

  2. Document

    5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour - Conference Report

    20 January 2023

  1. eLearning tools on child labour

    The eLearning tools are designed to help to better understand what child labour is and the key role ILO stakeholders can play.

  1. A mobile application against child labour

    Eliminating and preventing child labour: Checkpoints for Companies

    This app allows business managers and auditors to create interactive checklists that will help them ensure a child labour-free operation. There are 18 checkpoints in total, divided into six categories. Each checkpoint provides best-practice recommendations for taking action.

Videos on child labour