Publications on youth employment

  1. Annotated bibliography on child labour

    02 September 2003

    Covers various aspects of child labour research published in six languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian). Focuses on materials published from 1995 to 2002.

  2. Opening doors. A presentation of laws protecting Filipino child workers. (Third edition)

    24 July 2003

  3. The Kasambahay. Child domestic work in the Philippines: A living experience

    24 July 2003

    Examines the nature of child domestic work carried out mainly by young girls in the Philippines and describes the strategies and experiences of the Visayan Forum in tackling the problem. Focuses on the ILO-IPEC funded Kasambahay (household partner) Programme and the drafting of the Batas Kasambahay (Domestic Workers' Bill).

  4. Good practices: Gender mainstreaming in actions against child labour

    11 July 2003

    Comprises a collection of 19 examples of good practices in gender mainstreaming in four areas: gender analysis; gender-specific or gender-sensitive actions; institutional change; and giving girls and women a voice.

  5. Combating child labour. A handbook for labour inspectors

    29 November 2002

    Describes the scope and nature of child labour and outlines ILO Conventions on child labour and labour inspection. Examines current challenges to effective child labour inspection, and describes new approaches to taking follow-up action. Discusses training issues.

  6. Combating child labour and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

    07 November 2002

    This book reviews the national HIV/AIDS and child labour policies and programmes, NGO projects, and community-based initiatives in three African countries - illuminating the harsh realities of the link between child labour and HIV/AIDS and identifying the broad range of responses, large and small, to these intersecting issues. It also examines the effects of HIV/AIDS on child labour in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa and describes approaches taken in each of the countries to reduce vulnerability to child labour and to HIV infection. Highlights elements of good practice.

  7. A future without child labour. Global report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Report of the Director-General, 2002

    06 May 2002

    Folder containing flyers, fact sheets, the report "A future without child labour", and resource lists of contact persons by region.

  8. Action against child labour

    28 February 2000

    Based primarily on ILO experience, particularly its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), addresses the strategies, instruments, methodologies and information necessary to plan and carry out effective action to eliminate child labour.

  9. Employing youth : promoting employment-intensive growth

    01 January 2000

    Report for the Interregional Symposium on Strategies to Combat Youth Unemployment and Marginalisation, 13-14 December 1999 Geneva

  10. In the twilight zone: Child workers in the hotel, tourism and catering industry

    24 June 1999

    Based on research conducted in resorts and cities which receive large numbers of foreign visitors.