Child Labour


  1. © Rod Waddington 2024


    Achieving SDG Target 8.7: Research to action on child labour and forced labour

    28 February 2024

    Save the date to join us in this critical discussion on achieving SDG Target 8.7 through the transformative power of research and informed action.

  2. © ILO/Thierry Falise 2024

    ILO Child Labour Platform 14th Annual Meeting

    Event: The impact of climate change on child labour: Challenges and opportunities for action

    1 December 2023

    Organized during the 14th annual meeting of the ILO Child Labour Platform, the conversation aims to foster understanding of the interlinkages between climate changes and labour rights, particularly child labour, and to provide an overview of what the ILO is doing to address this challenge.


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    IPEC+ Global Flagship Programme Implementation

    16 February 2024

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    Ethical guidelines for research on child labour

    26 January 2024

    These guidelines are intended to help researchers and organizations, including national statistics offices, to design and implement studies and data collection tools that are ethically sound and appropriate to collect information about 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.

  1. A mobile application against child labour

    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.

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