News

2014

  1. Partnership

    Germany increases support to the ILO's fight against child labour

    03 December 2014

  2. ILO Blog

    Children belong in school, not in supply chains

    28 November 2014

    The importance of employers in the worldwide movement against child labour has never been clearer. The corporate responsibility to respect human rights, including a child’s right to be free from child labour, is now widely recognized. Today, companies that don’t have a policy against child labour are outside the mainstream.

  3. ILO blog

    South-South Cooperation: a path to eliminating child labour in Latin America

    20 November 2014

  4. Child labour

    Dancing together against child labour

    03 November 2014

    An up-and-coming hip-hop dance group, The Zoo Thailand, put their talent to good use and joined the ILO in its campaign to end child labour.

  5. 18th American Regional Meeting

    Latin America and the Caribbean redouble efforts against child labour

    14 October 2014

    New regional initiative to tackle child labour agreed by Latin American and Caribbean countries at the 18th ILO American Regional Meeting in Lima.

  6. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2014

    Kailash Satyarthi Fighting Child Labour with the ILO

    13 October 2014

    Kailash Satyarthi shares the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize with Malala Yousafzai who together have led the global fight for children’s right to an education and freedom. Kailash Satyarthi visited the ILO twice and has worked closely with the organization since the start of his campaign.

  7. © R.Raveendran/E.Wole / AFP 2014

    Nobel Peace Prize

    Guy Ryder: "This year’s Nobel Peace Prize is a landmark moment in the fight against child labour"

    10 October 2014

    The International Labour Organization salutes the winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.

  8. ILO's International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour

    Tackling Child Labour in Central Asia

    08 September 2014

    In Central Asia, a program supported by the ILO is bringing government, trade unions and employers together to successfully fight the worst forms of child labour.

  9. ILO Blog

    From child labour to elite academy

    19 August 2014

  10. HuffPost Live

    Taking a stand against child labour

    31 July 2014

    There are 168 million children worldwide working in child labour, and more than half of them are doing work that puts their health, safety or even their lives at risk. The International Labour Organization had the opportunity to show what it takes to tackle this important cause during a recent HuffPost Live interview with Corinne Vargha, Chief of the ILO Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch, musician Mike Einziger, and former child labourer Esther Mohanja Sichani.