News on child labour

2022

  1. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

    NERVO call for a world free from child labour and trafficking

    29 July 2022

    To coincide with World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and their last performance at Tomorrowland festival for 2022, superstar DJ duo NERVO raise their voices for action on child vulnerability, labour and trafficking.

  2. © Omri Silver 2022

    Child labour and human trafficking

    Top DJ duo NERVO debut song to raise awareness of child labour and human trafficking

    26 July 2022

    Ahead of World Day Against Human Trafficking, top-ranked female DJ duo NERVO have teamed up with the children’s charity Hopeland and the International Labour Organization to urge action on child vulnerability, child labour and human trafficking.

  3. News

    Liberia ratifies the Equal Remuneration Convention and the Minimum Age Convention

    29 June 2022

  4. Trade union capacity building

    Indonesian trade unions enhance their capacity to promote collective bargaining and dispute resolution in palm oil sector

    27 June 2022

    The ILO through its Advancing Workers’ Rights in Indonesia and Malaysia’s Palm Oil Sector project enhances the capacity of trainers and branch leaders of the national trade union confederations and their federations to improve conditions of work and promote social dialogue for dispute resolution.

  5. Article

    Launch of the ITEF Platform: a private sector initiative supported by the ACCEL Africa project to strengthen the engagement and efforts in the fight against child labour and forced labour in Côte d’Ivoire.

    25 June 2022

    The ITEF platform aims to advocate with public authorities on the expectations of the private sector and contribute to the reporting system, particularly in the context of the ILO standards. The purpose is to position Côte d'Ivoire as a responsible sourcing destination by improving its long-term access to global markets.

  6. Child labour

    ILO supports child labour e-learning programmes in Fijian schools

    12 June 2022

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

  7. Video

    Bringing education to the cotton fields of Pakistan

    12 June 2022

    In cotton-growing communities of Pakistan, many children were working in the fields because they were deprived of accessible schools. This is why the CLEAR Cotton project partnered with the local government and the NGO Bunyad Literacy Community Council (BLCC) to set up education centres at their doorsteps.

  8. Video

    A girl’s dream out of child labour

    12 June 2022

    In Burkina Faso, Latifatou dreamt of becoming a seamstress to escape poverty and child labour. Thanks to support from the CLEAR Cotton project, her dream is about to come true.

  9. Video

    A parent change of mind about child labour

    12 June 2022

    David Sama took his son out of school to help him in the fields. But thanks to the CLEAR Cotton project, he understood the reasons why children should not work and became an advocate against child labour.

  10. Video

    From fields to school: the voice of young boys from Burkina Faso

    12 June 2022

    Issa and Oumarou had to flee their village because of violence and were at risk of falling into child labour. Until the CLEAR Cotton project enrolled them in an accelerated schooling centre.