News

2018

  1. Our impact, their voices

    I escaped child labour and can now help others

    21 September 2018

    On the eve of International Week of the Deaf we profile a deaf Zambian man who, with ILO help, escaped child labour and discrimination and built a successful career as a teacher in the US.

  2. Statement

    "We have seven years left to keep our commitment to the end of child labour"

    13 September 2018

    Remarks by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, for Malaysia’s World Day against Child Labour 2018.

  3. Meta-analysis report

    ILO African Regional Office and FUNDAMENTALS branch consolidate learning from independent evaluations of child labour programmes and projects in Africa (2009-2014)

    03 July 2018

    In order to contribute to organisational learning and to provide guidance to ILO constituents and relevant stakeholders, the ILO African Regional Office and FUNDAMENTALS branch conducted a meta-analysis of independent final evaluations of 14 ILO projects implemented in Africa, under the IPEC, between 2009 and 2014.

  4. Child labour

    Prohibition of child labour in hazardous work, for a Generation Safe & Healthy

    26 June 2018

    This video aims to raise awareness on child labour including hazardous works. It stresses the critical importance of removing children below the minimum age for work from all forms of child labour, including hazardous work, and ensuring they have access to quality education.

  5. Child labour

    National alliance key to fight child labour in Viet Nam

    25 June 2018

    A national forum calls on the legal framework to be expanded to the informal economy where the majority of child labourers are found.

  6. World Day Against Child Labour

    Football match to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in Egypt

    14 June 2018

    The ILO Cairo Office celebrated the World Day Against Child Labour on 13 June 2018 with a musical entertainment performance for the children followed by a football match.

  7. News

    World Day Against Child Labour Event in Ordu

    13 June 2018

    “World Day Against Child Labour” event held in Ordu in cooperation of ILO, MoLSS and Ordu Governorship

  8. Photo story

    The Smell of Dynamite: the life of a Myanmar child labourer

    12 June 2018

    Pyae Phyo San is 14 years old. For the past two years he has been working in a quarry in Myanmar's Ayeyarwaddy Region. This photo story is a product of a photo-journalism workshop organized by the ILO Myanmar Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour in Pathein in January 2018.

  9. World Day Against Child Labour

    Myanmar: too many children still in hazardous and unsafe forms of work

    12 June 2018

    Some 600,000 of the 1 million child labourers in the country are involved in hazardous work.

  10. Presentation

    World Day Against Child Labour 2018 - Geneva Event Highlights

    12 June 2018