News on child labour

2022

  1. © Dominic Chavez / WB 2022

    Joint ILO/UNICEF report

    ILO/UNICEF: Social protection contributes to reducing child labour

    18 May 2022

    A new ILO-UNICEF report calls for the closing of the social protection coverage gap that means 1.5 billion children are still unsupported by family or child cash benefits.

  2. Voices

    A child should go to school, not to work

    18 May 2022

    Domboué Nibéissé was 9 years old when he stopped going to school and started to work in the cotton fields in Burkina Faso. Difficult and tiring work, two years later he was given an opportunity to return to school.

  3. 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour

    Far-reaching action needed to end child labour

    18 May 2022

    Delegates at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour unite in calling for more to be done to end child labour

  4. ILO in action

    Focus on child labour in Africa’s supply chains

    18 May 2022

    Funded by the government of the Netherlands, the ILO's ACCEL Africa project aims to eliminate child labour from supply chains in Africa, including in the cocoa sector in Côte d'Ivoire and the artisanal gold mining sector in Mali. The project's Chief Technical Advisor, Minoru Ogasawara, explains.

  5. News

    ILO facilitates discussion on Financing the Elimination of Child Labour

    18 May 2022

  6. News

    South-South Cooperation: Good Practices of Labour Inspection on the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour

    17 May 2022

  7. Child labour

    ILO, UNICEF and the Fijian media join hands to strengthen reporting on child safety and protection

    29 April 2022

    The ILO, together with UNICEF, held a two-day training workshop for journalists in Fiji on reporting on child abuse, neglect, exploitation, and child labour to support in ensuring safety and well-being for all children in media reporting.

  8. Video

    Trailer - Promotional videos for the project “An Integrated Model for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey”

    29 April 2022

    They are compiled from the recordings of project activities from all the project provinces during 2021 harvest period. All related parties had their words in the videos.

  9. Video

    Short - Promotional videos for the project “An Integrated Model for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey”

    29 April 2022

    They are compiled from the recordings of project activities from all the project provinces during 2021 harvest period. All related parties had their words in the videos.

  10. Video

    The importance of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the cotton supply chain in Pakistan

    27 April 2022

    Ms Ingrid Christensen, Country Director, ILO Country Office for Pakistan explains the importance of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and Decent Work in the cotton supply chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.