Child Labour resources

March 2019

  1. Convening Actors to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labour and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT): Fact sheet

    The CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT in the Philippines will address the problem of child labour and poor working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) operations by supporting the sector towards setting-up of legal and regulated Peoples’ Small-Scale Mines (Minahang Bayan) that are compliant with environmental, health and labour standards.

  2. ILO report on decent work deficits in domestic work in Bangladesh

    This paper presents the findings of an evidence-based study on decent work deficits in domestic work in Bangladesh. It analyses the perceptions of 500 domestic workers surveyed in Dhaka, among them 375 serve as live-in and 125 as live-out domestic workers.

February 2019

  1. Opening address at the Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop, Quezon, Philippines, 12 February 2019

  2. ASGM Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop

    The artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector will have a consultation meeting to assess the present state of ASGM operations in the country, toward recommending legislative changes to address its issues and concerns, and formulating a medium-term National Action Plan to ensure a sustainable response.

  3. ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project Communication Strategies Workshop

    Key partners of the ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project will meet to discuss and look into potential information and communication strategies to contribute to the improvement of the knowledge, attitude and practices of the Project's target ASGM populations and stakeholders. Inputs from this consultation meeting and workshop will be used substantially in developing the Project's Strategic Communication and Advocacy Plan.

  4. Moving forward with actions to reach a future without child labour in Indonesia

    Indonesian key stakeholders on child labour issues gathered together to review and examine challenges, progresses and experiences on the elimination of child labour in the country. They developed seven recommendations to move forward to the future without child labour.

December 2018

  1. Accelerating action to eliminate child labour and forced labour (2018 update)

    The Bali Declaration was adopted at the 16th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO on 9 December 2016. The Declaration serves as a call to action for governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations in the region to do more to promote inclusive growth, social justice and decent work. This series of Policy Briefs aims to focus attention on the priorities for policies and actions at national level and by the ILO as defined in the Declaration.

November 2018

  1. Global Wage Report 2018/19: What lies behind Gender Pay Gap

    The ILO country office for Pakistan organised a technical session on the Global Wage Report 2018/19 as part of its centenary activities.

  2. ILO CLEAR project (Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labour) joined forces with Department of Manpower and Employment to strengthen School to Work Transition

    The ToT training programme on school to work transition was held in Colombo on 26th and 27th November 2018 and 44 career guidance officers and Human Resource Development Officers from Deparment of Manpower and Employment trained from Gampaha and Colombo districts.

  3. Paving path from school to work

    ILO CLEAR project (Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labour) joins forces with Department of Manpower and Employment to train 140 officers on School to Work Transition