News

2019

  1. Child Labour

    Child labour and human trafficking remain important concerns in global supply chains

    12 November 2019

    New estimates of child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains are revealed in a report compiled by the ILO, OECD, IOM and UNICEF – members of the Alliance 8.7 partnership on child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking.

  2. Publication

    Rapid Assessment on Child Domestic Work in Myanmar

    25 October 2019

    Rapid Assessment on Child Domestic Work in Myanmar

  3. ILO 100

    Timor-Leste moves forward to reach a future without child labour

    10 October 2019

    The Government of Timor-Leste has launched the first child labour survey and the series of labour force survey, supported by the ILO, to eradicate child labour in all its forms and promote decent work for all.

  4. ILO 100

    Timor-Leste launches its first National Child Labour Survey Report and Mini Labour Force Survey Report 2016

    07 October 2019

    The Government of Timor-Leste has taken an important step in its effort to eradicate child labour in all its forms, particularly the worst forms of child labour .

  5. Child Labour

    2021 declared International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

    26 July 2019

    The UN General Assembly has urged the international community to step up efforts to eradicate forced labour and child labour, and declared 2021 as the Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

  6. UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

    Accelerating action to end forced labour, human trafficking, modern slavery and child labour; experiences from Alliance 8.7 pathfinder countries

    22 July 2019

  7. 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.

  8. Geneva Thematic Forum

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

    14 June 2019

  9. 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.

  10. 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.