Extend social protection: combat child labour! World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2014
Social protection is both a human right and makes sound economic and social sense. Social protection enables access to education, health care and nutrition and plays a critical role in the fight against child labour. This year, World Day Against Child Labour draws attention to the role of social protection in keeping children out of child labour and removing them from it. In 2013, at the III Global Conference on Child Labour in Brasilia, the international community adopted the Brasilia Declaration, which stresses the need for decent work for adults, free, compulsory and quality education for all children, and social protection for all. Echoing those priorities, World Day 2014 calls for:
- Action to introduce, improve and extend social protection, in line with the ILO Recommendation No. 202 on social protection floors.
- National social security systems that are sensitive to children’s needs and help fight child labour.
- Social protection that reaches out to especially vulnerable groups of children.
"Music against Child Labour" Initiative
The “Music against Child Labour” Initiative links the ILO-IPEC with famous conductors, musicians, musicians’ organizations and music education bodies.
#RedCard to child labour
All together against child labour
Join the #RedCard to Child Labour campaign and download the new single, 'Til Everyone Can See".
World Report on Child Labour and Social Protection
Economic vulnerability, social protection and the fight against child labour
World Social Protection Report 2014-2015
The report presents the latest social security trends and provides information on social protection systems, coverage, benefits and expenditures in more than 190 countries
Videos and songs on child labour
|"Anthem Against Child Labour " by the Global March Against Child Labour and BBA-SACCS, feat. Punjabi rock singer and actor Jasbir Jassi||"Til Everyone Can See", by Mike Einziger & Ann Marie Simpson, feat. Pharrel, Hans Zimmer, Travis Barker|
"Petits travailleurs" et "Mon enfant" by Choeur pour l’abolition du travail des enfants from Côte d'Ivoire