News

2016

  1. Press release

    Alliance 8.7: For a world without forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour

    19 September 2016

    The Global Alliance to Eradicate Forced Labour, Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour will be launched at the Ford Foundation in New York on 21 September 2016 at 19:00 GMT.

  2. Press release

    New alliance against forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour

    14 September 2016

    The ILO facilitated a regional consultation to achieve the targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8.7.

  3. Sustainable Development Goals - Alliance 8.7

    Alliance 8.7: Time for a rethink in fighting forced labour in Africa

    08 September 2016

    With millions of African victims of forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour, the continent needs to redefine its priorities for an inclusive strategic partnership to boost the implementation of the Alliance SDG 8.7.

  4. Press release

    New labour force survey gives detailed picture of Myanmar labour market

    29 August 2016

    The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has published the first comprehensive survey of the labour force.

  5. Child labour

    Norway funds new ILO project to combat child labour in Lebanon

    25 August 2016

    A new Norwegian-funded ILO project will work to withdraw hundreds of Lebanese and Syrian children from hazardous working conditions and protect thousands of others from engaging in especially the worst forms of child labour.

  6. News

    Child labour doubles in Jordan since 2007 – Survey

    16 August 2016

    The 2016 National Child Labour Survey finds that child labour remains a matter of grave concern with a significant number of children employed in potentially hazardous jobs.

  7. Video

    I Wanna Go to School

    03 August 2016

  8. News

    Myanmar: Artists and stakeholders join the World Day Against Child Labour 2016

    19 July 2016

    This year, the country celebrated the World Day Against Child Labour for the 3rd time. Events were organized in different part of the country with the support of the ILO and in partnership with the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Confederation of Trade Unions in Myanmar, Ratana Metta Organization, Sympathy Hands and Jeepyah Civil Society Development Organization.

  9. © Tabitha Ross 2016

    Our impact, their voice

    Refugee crisis: Child Labour in agriculture on the rise in Lebanon

    12 July 2016

    Host to hundreds of thousands of refugees who have fled the war in neighbouring Syria, Lebanon has witnessed a rise in child labour in recent years, largely in the hazardous agricultural sector.

  10. Video

    Ending child labour in supply chains in Viet Nam

    24 June 2016

    The risk that child labour may be present in supply chains should be well addressed for the future of the young generations and the entire society as Viet Nam is set for deeper economic integration.