News

2019

  1. News update

    Launch of a Girl Guide Badge on Preventing Child Labour

    19 June 2019

    Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association (SLGGA), in partnership with the ILO in Sri Lanka and Maldives, launched a new badge on preventing Child Labour to mark World Day Against Child Labour last week.

  2. Geneva Thematic Forum

    World Day Against Child Labour 2019 - Thematic Forum during the 108th (Centenary) Session of the ILC

    14 June 2019

  3. Day 4: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Forum calls for stepped-up action to end child labour

    13 June 2019

    The struggle against child labour was the focus of a wide-ranging debate at the International Labour Organization’s annual conference, which this year marks the ILO’s Centenary.

  4. World Day Against Child Labour

    Jordanian youth highlight plight of working children through artistic performances

    13 June 2019

    The performances were part of an event marking this year’s World Day Against Child Labour.

  5. 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    We must work together and scale up our action to end child labour

    13 June 2019

    ILO Director-General’s opening address to the first Thematic Forum held at the 108th International Labour Conference.

  6. 2019 World Day Against Child Labour

    Zambian Children Call for a Stop to Child Labour

    13 June 2019

    The 2019 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) was commemorated under the theme: ‘Children should not work in the fields, but on dreams’. In Zambia, multitudes of youths assembled at Lusaka’s Olympic Youth Development Centre to mark the day.

  7. Blog

    Dreams of Gold

    12 June 2019

    Creating a virtual reality film of child gold miners in Ghana exposed cameraman Damien Riunaud to the realities of this brutal, dangerous work, and the importance of the ILO’s campaign to end it.

  8. News

    Inclusive quality public education crucial in ending child labour

    12 June 2019

    On the occasion of the 2019 World Day against Child Labour on 12 June, Education International General Secretary David Edwards has emphasised that “inclusive quality public education is the key to eradicating child labour”. Around the world, education unions play a crucial role in accomplishing that goal.

  9. Statement

    FAO Director-General video message for the World Day Against Child Labour 2019

    12 June 2019

    FAO Director-General, Mr José Graziano da Silva, speaks of child labour on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour.

  10. Statement

    European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development video message for the World Day Against Child Labour 2019

    12 June 2019

    Commissioner Mr Neven Mimica speaks of child labour on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour.