eLearning Tools on Child Labour

  1. eLearning tools on child labour

    The eLearning tools are designed to help to better understand what child labour is and the key role ILO stakeholders can play.

A mobile application against child labour

  1. Eliminating and preventing child labour: Checkpoints for Companies

    This app allows business managers and auditors to create interactive checklists that will help them ensure a child labour-free operation. There are 18 checkpoints in total, divided into six categories. Each checkpoint provides best-practice recommendations for taking action.

Child Labour

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    Child Labour: Global estimates 2020, trends and the road forward

    Published for the first time jointly by the ILO and UNICEF, as co-custodians of Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the report takes stock of where we stand in the global effort to end child labour.

  • Digital Information Systems for collaborative work to end child labour, forced labour and human trafficking

    The ILO and the Alliance 8.7 are launching a competition calling for innovative solutions with social impact to accelerate action towards SDG Target 8.7.

    Who can apply? individuals, government agencies, NGOs and civil society organizations, Alliance 8.7 partners, public and private enterprises, regional and sectoral bodies, research organizations, cooperatives, education and training institutions, including universities.
      USD 30,000
    Deadline for submission: 15 September 2021 (midnight Geneva time)
  • World Day Against Child Labour 2021

    High-level side event: “Act Now, End Child Labour!”

    This year’s World Day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the 2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. It is the first World Day since the universal ratification of the ILO’s Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, and takes place at time when the COVID-19 crisis threatens to reverse years of progress in tackling the problem.

  • 2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

    The International Year was adopted in the 2019 UN General Assembly. A main aim of the year is to urge governments to do what is necessary to achieve SDG Target 8.7.


  1. Press release

    Viet Nam launches second programme of action plan to tackle child labour

    01 December 2021

  2. ILO in action

    Out of the fields and into the classroom

    23 November 2021

  3. Winners of the SDG 8.7 Innovation Challenge

    Three Winners of the global category of the SDG 8.7 Innovation Challenge

    15 November 2021


  1. Acting together to end child labour in agriculture

    2 - 3 November 2021

    The event will explore region-specific ideas for action, which will inform the design of large-scale programmes, projects, and investments at the country-level. It will also take into account the different sub-sectors of agriculture and food systems at large.

Videos on child labour