Resources on child labour

May 2017

  1. ILO Fights Child Labour

    This infographic illustrates ILO’s work with respect to elimination of child labour.

  2. Promoting fundamental principles and rights at work in the cotton supply chain

    The project will contribute to the implementation of Decent Work in the cotton supply chain in India by supporting the implementation of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW).

April 2017

  1. ILO welcomes major step to end child labour in India

    India will have ratified six out of eight ILO fundamental conventions.

August 2016

  1. South Asian countries - National laws and child labour

    Key national laws and legal provisions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as they relate to ILO Conventions No. 138 on Minimum Age to Employment and No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, and UN Convention on Rights of the Child.

July 2016

  1. Lok Sabha passes bill prohibiting employment of any child below the age of 14

    'The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill' makes employment of children below 14 years as cognizable offence for employers and provides for penalty for parents.

  2. Speech of ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at the Alliance SDG 8.7 – South Asia Launch

    By Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at Alliance SDG 8.7 – South Asia Launch, Thimphu, Bhutan, 19 – 20 July 2016. The event is hosted by the Royal Government of Bhutan, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, the National Commission for Women and Children and the NACG Bhutan (SAIEVAC National Mechanisms) in collaboration with South Asia Coordinating Group on Action against Violence against Children (SACG), (Supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  3. SDG Alliance 8.7 - South Asia Launch

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Alliance 8.7 is a partnership initiative that focused on ending child labour, force labour, modern slavery and human trafficking through coordinated, multi-stakeholder and concerted action.

June 2016

  1. Speech of Hon’ble Minister of Labour and Employment, Government of India at the Plenary Session, 105th Session of International Labour Conference

    By Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Government of India at the plenary session of the 105th International Labour Conference. Geneva, 7 June 2016.

  2. Honorable Minister of State for Labour & Employment, India at the 105th International Labour Conference

    Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment India, addresses the plenary session of the 105th International Labour Conference on 7th of June 2016. He speaks about jobs, youth, protection of domestic workers and construction workers, revised bonded labour rehabilitation scheme, implementation of National child labour programmes and financial inclusion.

  3. Hazardous work list: Pakistan

    Occupations/processes deemed hazardous for the employment of children in Pakistan.