Publications

2007

  1. Consolidated good practices in education and child labour

    20 December 2007

    This publication presents a cross-section of some of the most important and successful good practices from education and skills training interventions identified from among the thousands of projects and programmes to eliminate child labour that have been implemented by ILO-IPEC and its partners around the world.

  2. ILO books on child labour

    19 December 2007

    ILO books on child labour

  3. The Mekong Challenge: 41 Brothels – Prostitution, trafficking and human rights in Sihanouk Ville, Cambodia

    12 December 2007

    This survey is part of a series of studies into recruitment practices and working conditions in the Greater Mekong Sub-region of children and young women in sectors vulnerable to human trafficking for labour exploitation. It goes to the heart of one of Cambodia’s fastest-growing tourist areas to investigate the situation of vulnerable young people engaged in prostitution.

  4. The Mekong Challenge: Winding Roads – Young migrants from Lao PDR and their vulnerability to human trafficking

    12 December 2007

    An analysis of data from the Lao PDR Migration Survey of 2003, this report investigates the motives, family circumstances, and socio-economic and educational status of young migrants who had returned from working in Thailand. It correlates these variables with trafficking and labour exploitation in an effort to assess the vulnerability of young migrants to abuse.

  5. Modern policy and legislative responses to child labour

    10 December 2007

    This guide examines of modern responses to child labour as embodied in policy and legislation. It covers where and how the lines have been drawn between the types and arrangements of work that have no harmful effect on children and those that do; how countries have expressed their antipathy to child labour and created institutions to combat it; how governments have responded to children not getting a proper education; and how governments have responded to adults¿ exploitation of child labour.

  6. Future harvests without child labour

    03 December 2007

    The vast majority of the world’s working children are not toiling in factories and sweatshops or working as domestics or street vendors in urban areas. They are working on farms and plantations, often from sun-up to sundown, planting and harvesting crops, spraying pesticides and tending livestock.

  7. World of Work 61, Dec. 2007 - The end of child labour: Millions of voices, one common hope - From child labour to education...

    03 December 2007

  8. The end of child labour: Millions of voices, one common hope

    03 December 2007

    The past decade has seen an unprecedented convergence of thought and action within the worldwide movement against child labour. In the 15th year of the ILO’s International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), World of Work looks at its achievements and its vision for future action. Alec Fyfe, IPEC Senior Child Labour Specialist, contributed to this article.

  9. The worldwide movement against child labour. Progress and future directions

    31 July 2007

    This study provides the first systematic analysis of the worldwide movement against child labour. It argues that the intellectual and policy frameworks first articulated by the ILO in the 1980s remain important departure points for developing a more coherent, more sustained global effort against child labour. The study also emphasizes that they need re-visiting and more certain application and examines areas of divergence and convergence within the movement...

  10. Agreement between the Republic of Portugal and the Principality of Andorra regarding the Entry, Movement, and Stay of Nationals

    23 July 2007