Child Labour resources

November 2018

  1. MAP16 Project activities in India

October 2018

  1. Eliminating child labour and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains: an integrated approach

    The project seeks to promote enhanced legislation and policies, to address the basic needs and rights of children engaged or at risk of child labour, and of victims of forced labour, while adopting an integrated area based approach, embedded in a value chain approach including cooperation with local industry and international buyers.

  2. The future of work and the significance of effective collective bargaining and negotiations

    The Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains (LSGSC) project, funded by German Ministry for Development Cooperation (BMZ) & Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) completed a four-day training on collective bargaining and negotiations skills during 24-27 September 2018 in Lahore, Pakistan.

  3. Stakeholders committed to promote fundamental principles and rights at work in Pakistan’s cotton, textile and garment value chains

    The ILO office in Pakistan carved out the roadmap for the elimination of child and forced labour and towards promoting fundamental principles and rights at work (FPRW) in the cotton, textile and garment value chains in Pakistan. These interventions will be spearheaded by two new projects of the ILO funded by the EU & INDITEX.

September 2018

  1. Opening address at the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) National Summit

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) National Summit, Manila, Philippines, 28 September 2018

  2. 5th National Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Summit

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with Ban Toxics will hold a national ASGM summit that will bring together local stakeholders on ASGM in the Philippines. The event will include a study launch, presentations and discussions on ASGM and the gold supply chain and will highlight the voices of child labourers and miners.

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

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

July 2018

  1. Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder: Sri Lanka’s Child Labour Free Zones

    In recent years Sri Lanka has made great strides in tackling child labour. But when a community came together to take action it proved to be a step change. A district-wide child development plan got children out of work and into school. The result is the world’s first Child Labour Free Zone.

  2. Session Structure and Presentations on Situation Analysis on the Philippines - Putting the present policy mix in the R204 context

    The session on Situation Analysis on the Philippines will provide the participants the context of the Philippines’ policy framework from an R204 angle so that the subsequent discussion during the Forum will become most relevant to the policymakers and the experts of the Philippines. The session includes presentation on a summary of the six thematic policy areas of this integrated approach along with the stakeholder analysis, an informal economy actor perspective and the briefing of the informal economy bill being discussed at the parliament.

  3. Speakers' Information Note - Country Situation Analysis for the Philippines

    The ILO organizes the South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization. Through this Forum, experts, constituents (government, workers, and employers’ organizations), and other stakeholders of the host country will exchange with experts of the Global South on good practices and lessons learned, while exploring opportunities to replicate or adapt effective initiatives. The event is supported by the South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Facility of the ILO Partnership and Field Support Department (PARDEV).