World Day 2018 News and Activities

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    World Day against Child Labour

    Kyrgyzstan: Looking for digital solutions to combat child labour

    12 June 2018

    The ILO in Kyrgyzstan partnered with young information technology (IT) specialists to find ways of applying innovative digital technologies to help monitor child labour.

  2. World Day against Child Labour

    Towards the urgent elimination of hazardous child labour

    12 June 2018

    “Children are more vulnerable to risk than adults. Urgent action is needed to ensure no child under the age of 18 is in hazardous child labour,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour.

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Poverty leads children from Madagascar to work in dangerous conditions

    12 June 2018

    World Day Against Child Labour focuses this year on hazardous child labour and safe work for youth of legal working age. Almost half of the 152 million victims of child labour – 73 million – toil in hazardous work. In Madagascar, children in child labour in brickmaking and in domestic work, are among those who need to be protected.

  4. Press release

    End child labour and promote safe and healthy work!

    11 June 2018

    World Day Against Child Labour is marked on 12 June. Its theme in 2018 is the devastating impact of hazardous forms of work on children’s long-term health and well-being

  5. Media advisory

    World Day Against Child Labour – Geneva event

    29 May 2018

  6. Event

    Event to mark the World Day Against Child Labour 2018 and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour

    In Geneva, on 4 June 2018, at 1:00 p.m., at the Palais des Nations, an event will mark the World Day Against Child Labour and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour. This panel discussion takes place during the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference, and is organized by the ILO in collaboration with the Global March Against Child Labour.