Publications on child labour


  1. Thailand-Lao PDR, Thailand-Myanmar border areas - Trafficking in children into the worst forms of child labour: a rapid assessment (IWFCL, No. 1)

    01 December 2001

    Covers trafficking of foreign children and teenagers into the worst forms of child labour. Particular attention is paid to the specific vulnerability of refugee-like populations, minorities and stateless populations from Thailand's border area and the neighbouring countries of Lao PDR and Myanmar. Aims to assess the nature, magnitude, causes and consequences of trafficking of minors into the worst forms of child labour.

  2. Nepal - Situation of Domestic Child Labourers in Kathmandu: A rapid assessment (IWFCL, no 3)

    01 November 2001

    Rapid assessment undertaken in Kathmandu to characterise DCL and to understand the trends in their employment. It provides overall quantitative and qualitative information on the topic of domestic child labour to fill the many gaps in knowledge about this hidden form of work.

  3. Child Activities Survey, Namibia, 1999

    01 January 2001

    The over all objective of 1999 NCAS was to provide baseline data on the activities of the child population in Namibia for planning, policy formulation and the implementation of government development programmes aimed at improving the status of the vulnerable socio-economic groups in the Namibian population, such as children.

  4. National Child Labour Report 2000-2001: Child Labour in Tanzania

    01 January 2001

    This report is based on the child labour survey that was conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on behalf of the Ministry of Labour, Youth Development and Sports, in 2000-2001. The broad objective of the survey was to provide national data on the nature and extent of child labour in Tanzania.

  5. Survey of activities of young people in South Africa 1999 - National Survey Report

    01 January 2001

    The Survey of activities of young people in South Africa was commissioned by the Department of Labour, primarily to gather information necessary for formulating an effective programme of action to address the issue of harmful work done by children in South Africa. This report presents the results derived from the survey.

  6. Ethiopia Child Labour Survey Report 2001

    01 January 2001

    The 2001 Ethiopia Stand-alone Child Labour Survey provides statistical data on children's activities focusing on the status of schooling, non-economic and economic activities

  7. In-depth analysis of the situation of working street children in St. Petersburg 2000

    01 January 2001

    Based on a survey of more than 1,000 street children conducted in August-September 2000 in Sankt-Petersburg, Russian Federation, analyses the working and social conditions of street children, the causes of child work and the role of regional government and nongovernmental organizations in protection of children's rights.


  1. Development of indicators on child labour

    01 June 2000

    (The views expressed in this report are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the ILO.)

  2. Ecuador - Child labour in flower plantations (IWFCL, no 35) - Executive Summary

    01 April 2000

  3. From exploitation to education: action against the worst forms of child labour through education and training

    01 April 2000

    World Education Forum Dakar, Senegal, 26 - 28 April 2000