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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. © R.Raveendran/E.Wole / AFP 2014
    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. ILO’s concerns regarding new law in Bolivia dealing with child labour

    28 July 2014

    The new Code for Children and Adolescents, Law No. 548, of 17 July 2014 published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Bolivia on 23 July 2014, deals with the “Right to protection of the child and adolescent at work” (Chapter VI).

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    Cooperatives’ considerable clout in the fight against child labour

    14 July 2014

    The coop economy, worth around US$2.5 trillion, plays its part in helping to eliminate child labour – a problem that, although in decline, still affects 168 million children worldwide.

  8. © ILO Photo/K. Cassidy 2014
    ILO and UNESCO reconfirm commitment to joint work in new agreement

    08 July 2014

    Text covers training youth for employment, women's employment and equal rights, child labour, human rights, social protection floors, poverty eradication and South-South and triangular cooperation.

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