|Global Conference calls for renewed efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour|
Global conference agrees on a Roadmap to step up action to eliminate the worst forms of child labour by 2016
11 May 2010
More than 450 delegates from 80 countries have agreed on a Roadmap aimed at “substantially increasing” global efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour by 2016.
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10 May 2010
ILO TV interviews Constance Thomas, Director of the International Program on the Elimination of Child Labour about the Global Report: "Accelerating Action Against Child Labour".
Today more than 200 million children are in child labour and 115 million girls and boys can be found in its worst forms. Although child labour is declining, the pace has slowed down. Breaking the cycle of poverty and child labour is essential.
- As efforts to end child labour slow down, ILO calls for "re-energized" global action