Publications on child labour

2022

  1. Research Brief: Child labour in domestic work in Pakistan

    14 July 2022

    Child labour in domestic work remains a widespread, but hidden, phenomenon worldwide. The qualitative study assessed the current situation of child labour in domestic work, elaborated the major push and pull factors, working conditions, effects on children's health, safety, and education, and recommended the priority areas for combatting child labour in domestic work in Pakistan.

  2. Child Labour in domestic work in Pakistan: A scoping study

    14 July 2022

    Child labour in domestic work remains a widespread, but hidden, phenomenon worldwide. The qualitative study assessed the current situation of child labour in domestic work, elaborated the major push and pull factors, working conditions, effects on children's health, safety, and education, and recommended the priority areas for combatting child labour in domestic work in Pakistan.

  3. Model questionnaire for child labour modular surveys

    08 July 2022

  4. The role of social protection in the elimination of child labour: Evidence review and policy implications

    18 May 2022

    This new ILO-UNICEF report provides a rigorous review of what the latest research says about the power of social protection to combat child labour. Providing families with direct assistance to help them weather crises can help reduce negative coping strategies like child labour and child marriage.

  5. Vulnerabilities to child labour

    16 May 2022

    Identifying particularly vulnerable groups of children and their specific needs is essential for the elimination of child labour. This brief brings together the key findings from four studies that each address a key area of vulnerability to child labour: climate change, situations of crisis, indigenous peoples and informality. For each of the thematic areas, the brief presents evidence of the linkages with child labour and implications for policy.

  6. The elimination of child labour and its root causes – the guidance offered by the ILO MNE Declaration

    05 May 2022

  7. Myanmar: Legal Review of national laws and regulations related to child labour in light of international standards 2020, Executive report

    01 April 2022

    This paper summarizes a review of laws and practice relating to child labour that was as undertaken in and covers developments up to December 2020, as well as the existing practices in Myanmar are implementing the requirements of the international standards on child labour, such as in particular the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; the ILO Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) and the ILO Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182).

  8. Legal Review of national laws and regulations related to child labour in light of international standards 2020

    01 April 2022

    This review is aimed at determining the extent to which national laws, regulations, policies and other measures, as well as the existing practices in Myanmar are implementing the requirements of the international standards on child labour, such as in particular the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; the ILO Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) and the ILO Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182).

  9. Ruwwad-ILO model of direct intervention on child labour in Jordan: Case study

    21 January 2022

    This report presents a case study in the area of child labour based on projects implemented by Ruwwad, the Arab Foundation for Sustainable Development.

  10. Emerging Good Practices in the Elimination of Child Labour in the Middle East and North Africa

    21 January 2022

    This report identifies awareness-raising tools, particularly applicable to COVID-19 response, as well as follow-up recommendations for stakeholders.