News

2016

  1. 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.

  2. © 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.

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    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.

  4. Our impact, their voice

    “We should never get used to child labour”

    17 June 2016

    Artists from the West African country travelled to the International Labour Conference in Geneva to remind everyone that child labour is still a reality that needs to be fought.

  5. Press release

    Thai celebrities use social media to support international campaign against child labour

    15 June 2016

    Thai celebrities took to social media to support campaign against child labour, bringing much-needed public attention to this issue.

  6. World Day against Child Labour

    Ending child labour in supply chains is increasingly important in economic integration

    14 June 2016

    “End child labour in supply chains – It’s everyone’s business!” is the focus of this year’s World Day against Child Labour (12 June).

  7. Child sexual abuse

    ‘Luxembourg Guidelines’ on terminology: A step forward in the fight against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children

    14 June 2016

  8. Press release

    Young people focus on child labour in supply chains

    14 June 2016

    The ILO marked the 2016 World Day against Child Labour with a live, interactive talk, calling on young people to be aware of child labour in global supply chains.

  9. Al Jazeera English

    It’s everybody’s responsibility in the labour market to end child labour

    12 June 2016

    It’s the job of employers to comply with the law and make sure children are not in their supply chains, the job of unions to ensure the employers are playing their role and the job of government to implement the international labour standards they have ratified on child labour, said the ILO’s Simon Steyne in an interview with Al Jazeera English on World Day Against Child Labour.

  10. News

    An Awareness Campaign against the Worst Forms of Child Labour Held in Kyrgyzstan

    12 June 2016

    The ILO/IPEC provided technical support to a number of awareness-raising events in Kyrgyzstan as part of the Inter-Ministerial Action Plan to Prevent the Involvement of Children in the Worst Forms of Child Labour for 2016-2018.