Publications on child labour

2015

  1. World Organization of the Scout Movement combats Child Labour: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The partnership connects the 40 million-strong Scout Movement with the ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), with a particular focus on its Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and Media programme (SCREAM). SCREAM is an education and social mobilization initiative that empowers children and youth by equipping them with knowledge and skills to participate actively in the campaign against child labour and to work for social change.

  2. A protective environment for children in Côte d'Ivoire cocoa-growing communities: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Mars Inc. has teamed up with a range of partners in Côte d’Ivoire to help farmers produce better crops and increase their incomes; to help communities improve their living standards; and to fight child labour by making sure children go to school and are not trapped in child labour. Mars Inc.’s Vision for Change Programme (V4C) – an integral part of its Sustainable Cocoa Initiative (SCI) – can be seen as an innovative and holistic way to achieve and maintain sustainable cocoa production by addressing productivity and community issues together. V4C provides training, improved planting material and fertilizers to farmers. V4C also pursues community development work at the village level to ensure that farmers and their families address some of the social and economic challenges in their communities and directly benefit from the increased productivity that training and good agricultural material brings.

  3. Partnership to combat Child Labour in the chocolate and cocoa industry: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    This partnership in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire between the ILO and a number of companies in the chocolate and confectionery industry seeks to eliminate child labour and to ensure workforce continuity in cocoa growing farms by younger generations.

  4. Supporting the elimination of child labour in Malawi agriculture: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Following its commitment to ILO values demonstrated by ratification of various ILO Conventions, the Government of Malawi organised its first ever National Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture on 5-6 September 2012. The Conference was organized with technical support from the ILO and support and funding from the Elimination of Child Labour in Tobacco Foundation (ECLT).

  5. Technical cooperation activities to Combat Child Labour in Portuguese Speaking Countries in Africa, Brazil and Timor-Leste (CPLP): Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    In the framework of this programme, the Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) agreed with ILO Lisbon to fund technical cooperation activities to combat child labour in CPLP countries in 2010. Its contribution was used to cofinance other IPEC-related activities in those countries. The goal was to ensure greater coherence between national plans and social dialogue mechanisms to combat child labour and share good practices.

  6. Latin American Network to Combat Child Labour: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    This partnership between Fundación Telefónica and the ILO created a strategic regional alliance to more efficiently combat child labour in Latin America. It strengthens institutions and provides the required tools to disseminate good practices and knowledge. This collaboration between the ILO (through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour – IPEC), and Fundación Telefónica’s Proniño Programme is in its third phase.

  7. Final report on the ILO/FTUC dialogue on child labour

    08 July 2015

  8. Pacific World Day Against Child Labour 2015 Report

    30 June 2015

    Reports on work on child labour activities in the Pacific Island Countries.

  9. INDIA: World Day against Child Labour 2015

    12 June 2015

    A report on the proceedings of a technical consultation organized by ILO India Country Office on the World Day against Child Labour, June 12, 2015.

  10. PAKISTAN: World Day against Child Labour 2015

    12 June 2015

    A report on the events organized by the ILO Country Office in Pakistan in commemoration of the World Day against Child Labour, June 12, 2015.