Resources on child labour and education


  1. Study report

    One roof school programme and its impact on child labour

    01 July 2011

    This study will examine if, in the case of Sukabumi, children will eventually continue their studies should the obstacles related to economic be lifted through the establishment of One Roof Junior Secondary School. Furthermore, this study will also analyse if the presence of One Roof Junior Secondary School has contributed to the elimination of child labour. This study will also seek ways that can increase one roof school contribution in the reduction of child labour.

  2. Instructional material

    Good practices on combating child labor through education

    04 April 2011

    This booklet documents some of the good practices emerging from the implementation of the action programs for consideration in future programming by stakeholders. While interventions are varied, the good practices presented in this booklet are those in the area of education intervention.

  3. Publication

    Adopt a school

    11 January 2011

    A Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) Initiative


  1. Publication

    Mainstreaming child labour issues in key development policies and programmes

    01 December 2010

    Sri Lanka: Report on a preliminary review. This Report is based on a review of selected policies in Sri Lanka, done by Centre for Poverty (CEPA), under an ILO-IPEC initiative. The exercise was undertaken with a view to advocating for mainstreaming child labour issues and concerns into key public policies, programmes and their budgets in Sri Lanka.

  2. Publication

    Child Labour in Fiji - A survey of working children in commercial sexual exploitation, on the streets, in rural agricultural communities, in informal and squatter settlements and in schools

    01 December 2010

    This research tells us that too many children in Fiji are being put at risk of exploitation. Too many children are missing out on their childhood and the benefits of education. Many children are victims of the worst forms of child labour, including commercial sexual exploitation and hazardous work. Among the important voices heard in this research are those of children themselves. We salute their courage in sharing their experiences.

  3. Good practice

    Learn and Earn - How schools prepared students to seek out decent work

    01 June 2010

  4. Good practice

    Communities and the private sector join hands to address child labour

    01 May 2010

    Due to the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Zambia, a large number of children are forced into child labour at the expense of going to school. As a response to this and with the help of a local bank, the Livingstone Anglican Children's Project (LACP) launched a programme to address child labour in 2009.

  5. Good practice

    Going the distance to stop child trafficking: Local vigilance committees

    01 May 2010

    In the fight against child trafficking in West Africa, local community volunteers are engaged in monitoring the wellbeing of children and mobilizing the communities to take action against trafficking. Since 2005, they have repatriated 430 children and more than 3,500 children have been re-enrolled in public school or vocational centres after being taken away from their homes for exploitative work.

  6. Good practice

    Facilitating the transition from street to school through mobile schools

    01 May 2010

    Children have been withdrawn from child labour and street children have been prevented from being exploited or trafficked as a direct result of educational programmes directed at vulnerable children in Romania.

  7. Good practice

    SCREAM: Mobilizing public action

    01 May 2010

    The SCREAM methodology aimed at raising awareness among teachers and students about child labour in Paraguay has proven to be very successful and has also managed to grab the public's attention on the issue.