Combating child labour. A handbook for labour inspectors

Describes the scope and nature of child labour and outlines ILO Conventions on child labour and labour inspection. Examines current challenges to effective child labour inspection, and describes new approaches to taking follow-up action. Discusses training issues.

This useful handbook provides those working in the field of labour inspection with basic information to understand and take action against children’s work that is dangerous, exploitative and compromising to their future. It offers suggestions on how to assess abuse and risk, how to evaluate a particular situation holistically, and how to work towards action-oriented decisions. It contains advice on the training process as well as the elements to include in a training programme. It also offers an array of helpful tools labour inspectors can use to assess child labour problems.