Child Labour resources

November 2019

  1. Government, employers and worker leaders emphasize on tripartite consultation, skills building and ratification of ILO Conventions on minimum age and forced labour

  2. Let them fly, don’t clip their wings !

    Ridma Weerawardena is the latest musician from around the world to join the ILO’s Global Music Against Child Labour Initiative. The song is his contribution to the global and Sri Lankan fight to end child labour

  3. Cotton picking women and adolescent girls of Southern Punjab sensitized on child labour, forced labour and OSH

    ILO organised series of five farm level awareness raising seminars cum workshops on child labour, forced labour and OSH for the cotton picking women and adolescent girls workers of Southern Punjab under its project “Elimination of Child Labour and Forced Labour in the Cotton, Textile and Garment Value Chains: an Integrated Approach” Co-funded by the European Union.

  4. Countries in Asia and the Pacific drive action to end child labour, forced labour and human trafficking

    Asia-Pacific countries committed to accelerate action and strengthen collaboration to ensure that all women, men, girls and boys are free from child labour, forced labour and human trafficking.

  5. No social justice without achieving Target 8.7

    Ms. Walter Dagmar, Director, DWT South Asia and India, addresses the gathering on behalf of ILO’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Ms. Tomoko Nishimoto at the inaugural session of the Asia Regional Conference on Alliance 8.7

  6. Asia Regional Conference on reaching SDG Target 8.7: Eradicating forced labour, human trafficking and child labour

  7. Children and labour don't belong together

    40 million people in modern slavery. 152 million girls and boys are trapped in child labour. Malaysian artist, Nazreen Mohamad, wrote and delivered this beautiful poem.

October 2019

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

    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.

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

    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 .

  3. ILO encourages Malaysia to consider pathfinder role for an Alliance 8.7

    Marking Malaysia’s World Day against Child Labour, ILO encourages Malaysia to lead at the regional and global levels as a pathfinder country in fight against child labour.