1. Child labour

    Philippines bolsters fight against child labour

    12 January 2017

    The Philippines ushers in the New Year with programmes to intensify its fight against child labour. These initiatives include a first comprehensive project on child labour with set up of helpdesks, a new project on child labour in gold mining, and a new child labour module in the conditional cash transfer programme.


  1. News

    Second anniversary of the Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean free of Child Labour

    21 October 2016

    The regional initiative, with its 27 member countries, will help to achieve Target 8.7 of the SDGs

  2. Our impact, their voices

    Back to school: Remedial classes for working children begin in Kyrgyzstan

    08 October 2016

    Three formal remedial classes for children with breaks in their education, school drop-outs and child labourers have started at the secondary school No. 94 in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Video

    I Wanna Go to School

    03 August 2016