News

  1. Scouts in action - Let children be children

    15 June 2015

    Scouts in the Africa Region are taking action to raise awareness about child labour, promote child protection as well as champion the cause of quality education through the non-formal learning methods of the Scouting programme. Through World Scouting's flagship initiative, Messangers of Peace, Scouts have not only been promoting peace but are also empowering young people and their communities in unprecedented ways. From East to West, North to South, African Scouts are saying "NO to child labour, YES to quality education!" See the article for stories on child protection initiatives by African Scouts.

  2. Orchestras, choirs and bands in harmony against child labour for the World Day in Milan

    12 June 2015

    On 12 June, to mark the World Day and as part of the events planned around EXPO2015 “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, a morning Conference will be followed by a major concert of school and youth orchestras at Castello Sforzesco (the site of the first EXPO in 1906).

  3. © ILO/Luu Van Tien 2019

    Fighting Child Labour with quality education

    12 June 2015

    Statement by Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General International Labour Organization on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour

  4. © Nguyen Xuan Chinh / ILO 2019

    New ILO study points to the long-term impact of child labour

    11 June 2015

    New ILO report shows the need for coherent policies tackling child labour and the lack of decent jobs for youth together.

  5. Truly a Ticket to Life

    11 June 2015

    Scouts are reaching out to children in or at risk of child labour through the Scout “Ticket to Life” project.

  6. ‘Til Everyone Can See - Thai rock stars use their talents to fight child labour

    10 June 2015

    To mark World Day Against Child Labour, Thailand's biggest rock stars have worked with the International Labour Organization on the first national language cover version of the song 'Til Everyone Can See.

  7. Artists rock against child labour, mark Philippines Independence Day

    09 June 2015

    The Philippines marks Independence Day and joins the rest of the world for the World Day Against Child Labour 2015 with the Batang Malaya: Freedom from child labour open concert.

  8. Pope Francis speaks about this year's World Day Against Child Labour

    08 June 2015

    Pope Francis spoke about the World Day Against Child Labour in his Angelus addressed on June 7

  9. World Scouting and the ILO join forces for the World Day Against Child Labour

    22 April 2015

    For over a decade now, the World Organization of the Scout Movement and the ILO have been working together to raise awareness about issues of social justice and human rights including, in particular, about child labour.