Slideshows on child labour

  1. Children's messages on World Day Against Child Labour 2017

    12 June 2017

  2. Event to mark World Day Against Child Labour 2017

    12 June 2017

    In Geneva, the World Day Against Child Labour 2017 was marked by an event held on 12 June at Michelangelo Pistoletto’s “Rebirth” sculpture in Parc l’Ariana at the Palais des Nations. The event took place during the 106th Session of the International Labour Conference, and it was organized by the ILO in collaboration with the United Nations Office in Geneva and Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto.

  3. Child labour in Haiyan (Yolanda) affected areas

    26 April 2017

    On a school day, children are picking garbage in a landfill site in Tacloban, a city devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). Children in areas affected by natural disasters are vulnerable to child labour. ILO’s emergency employment and livelihood programmes help ensure that adults are at work and not their children, by promoting decent work and extending social protection coverage while rebuilding communities.

  4. Breaking the Cycle of Poverty and Child Labour

    09 April 2014

    Today more than 168 million children are in child labour and 85 million girls and boys can be found in its worst forms. Although child labour is declining, the pace has slowed down. Breaking the cycle of poverty and child labour is essential!

  5. As efforts to end child labour slow down, ILO calls for "re-energized" global action

    07 May 2010

    The global campaign to end child labour is at a critical juncture. As the new Global Report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on fundamental Principles and Rights at Work shows, child labour continues to decline worldwide but at a much slower pace than before. The report, entitled "Accelerating action against Child Labour", says there are clear signs of progress but also disconcerting gaps in the global response.