Publications on child labour

2020

  1. Assessment of Vulnerable Youth Economic Integration Opportunities in Myanmar

    16 January 2020

    This study was commissioned by the ILO’s MyPEC project in Myanmar to support the implementation of the National Action Plan on Child Labour (the NAP) in Myanmar. Economic empowerment of youth is a key strategy towards elimination of child labour in Myanmar. First of all, the prospects of entering decent employment or self-employment is a core motivational factor for children and families to pursue the long-term goal of education over the short-term goal of increased income through child labour, especially where resources are scarce and pursuing the long-term goal may mean immediate term sacrifices. If the prospects of economic empowerment/decent work at the end of one’s education are slim, children are more likely to drop out of school early and enter into child labour.

2019

  1. Measuring child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains: A global Input-Output approach

    12 November 2019

  2. Ending child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains

    12 November 2019

  3. Rapid Assessment on Child Domestic Work in Myanmar

    25 October 2019

    The Rapid Assessment on Child Domestic Work (CDW) has been conducted to capture the dynamics of CDW in selected areas of Myanmar. The knowledge generated in the context of this RA will be used to increase the level of awareness and advocacy with the aim of transforming potential social attitudes of acceptance of child labour in domestic work and the potential beliefs that these situations represent a protective environment for children – especially for girls. On the other hand, a key objective of the RA is to provide concrete elements to take policy action to end child labour and to protect young workers, of legal working age, in domestic work.

  4. Timor-Leste National Child Labour Survey 2016 - Analytical Report

    07 October 2019

  5. IPEC+ Global Flagship Programme Implementation

    10 April 2019

  6. World Day Against Child Labour 2019 Brochure

    20 February 2019

2018

  1. Ending child labour by 2025: A review of policies and programmes

    10 December 2018

    The latest Global Estimates indicate that 152 million children — 64 million girls and 88 million boys — are in child labour globally, accounting for almost one in 10 of all children worldwide. How can the world community get firmly on track toward eliminating child labour? The International Labour Organization report Ending child labour by 2025: A review of policies and programmes points the way with policy approaches and responses.

  2. Assessment of the effects of annual drought and floods on child labour (hazardous and non-hazardous) and child welfare in Sri Lanka

    30 November 2018

    The study focuses on issues relating to current natural disasters in the context of Sri Lanka, its impact on children and their families, specifically on children’s loss of welfare, schooling, their vulnerabilities to child labour and prevailing child labour in the selected districts.

  3. Child Labour Platform Brochure

    17 August 2018