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.
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.