Publications on child labour

2018

  1. Ending child labour by 2025: A review of policies and programmes

    10 December 2018

    The latest Global Estimates indicate that 152 million children — 64 million girls and 88 million boys — are in child labour globally, accounting for almost one in 10 of all children worldwide. How can the world community get firmly on track toward eliminating child labour? The International Labour Organization report Ending child labour by 2025: A review of policies and programmes points the way with policy approaches and responses.

  2. Assessment of the effects of annual drought and floods on child labour (hazardous and non-hazardous) and child welfare in Sri Lanka

    30 November 2018

    The study focuses on issues relating to current natural disasters in the context of Sri Lanka, its impact on children and their families, specifically on children’s loss of welfare, schooling, their vulnerabilities to child labour and prevailing child labour in the selected districts.

  3. Understanding child labour and youth employment in Malawi

    23 November 2018

    This report examines the related issues of child labour and youth employment in Malawi. Guided by observed outcomes in terms of schooling, work activities and status in the labour market, the report considers the economic as well as the social determinants of child labour and youth employment.

  4. The Clear Cotton Project

    16 November 2018

    Eliminating child labour and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains: an integrated approach

  5. The Clear Cotton Project

    16 November 2018

    Eliminating child labour and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains: an integrated approach

  6. Understanding the health impact of children’s work

    13 November 2018

    Reducing children’s involvement in work that arms their health, safety and moral development is the global community’s most urgent child labour challenge. The study reviews available data on occupational injuries and illnesses as part of a broader effort to guide efforts in this regard.

  7. Myanmar Safe Work for Youth - Training Kit

    05 November 2018

    The “Safe work for youth” Kit includes materials designed for public administrators, employers and young people about the occupational hazards and risks faced by young workers in Myanmar in the garment, construction and fishing sectors. The kits contains a number of tools, including guidance and tips on OSH specifically for these sectors, aiming at preventing hazardous work.

  8. 3-R Trainers’ Kit on Rights, Responsibilities and Representation for Children, Youth and Families

    05 November 2018

    The Myanmar 3-R Trainers’ Kit on Rights, Responsibilities and Representation for Children, Youth and Families – or the 3-R Trainers’ Kit – is an interactive training tool for use in communities with children, youth and families, especially those at risk of child labour and trafficking of children and women for labour or sexual exploitation. The overall goal of the 3-R Trainers’ Kit is to provide life skills and work skills to children, youth and adults in their home communities, and to migrants living and working in towns and cities in their own or other countries. The increased understanding about their rights and the skills will enable them to make informed decisions about their lives, seek viable work opportunities, and increase their voice and representation in their families, communities and workplaces.

  9. Combating child labour in Myanmar: A course for Workers’ Organizations

    05 November 2018

    This course has been designed to help workers' organizations to better understand child labour, and the key role they can play to address it. This course kit also includes practical guidance, support and materials to design and conduct workshops on child labour for workers' organizations in Myanmar.

  10. Combating child labour in Myanmar: A course for Parlamentarians

    05 November 2018

    This course has been designed to help parlamentariansto better understand child labour, and the key role they can play to address it. This course kit also includes practical guidance, support and materials to design and conduct workshops on child labour for parlamentarians in Myanmar.