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.
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.
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.
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.
19 August 2014
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.
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).
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.
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.