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    World Day Against Child Labour 2022

    ILO Myanmar calls for more action to end child labour

    14 June 2022

    This World Day Against Child Labour on June 12, taking place shortly after the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, ILO Myanmar calls to accelerate multi-stakeholder efforts to prevent and eliminate child labour, with priority given to the worst forms of child labour.

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    Bringing education to the cotton fields of Pakistan

    12 June 2022

    In cotton-growing communities of Pakistan, many children were working in the fields because they were deprived of accessible schools. This is why the CLEAR Cotton project partnered with the local government and the NGO Bunyad Literacy Community Council (BLCC) to set up education centres at their doorsteps.

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    A girl’s dream out of child labour

    12 June 2022

    In Burkina Faso, Latifatou dreamt of becoming a seamstress to escape poverty and child labour. Thanks to support from the CLEAR Cotton project, her dream is about to come true.

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    A parent change of mind about child labour

    12 June 2022

    David Sama took his son out of school to help him in the fields. But thanks to the CLEAR Cotton project, he understood the reasons why children should not work and became an advocate against child labour.

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    From fields to school: the voice of young boys from Burkina Faso

    12 June 2022

    Issa and Oumarou had to flee their village because of violence and were at risk of falling into child labour. Until the CLEAR Cotton project enrolled them in an accelerated schooling centre.

  6. World Day Against Child Labour

    Fight against child labour is at a crossroads

    10 June 2022

    In his statement for World Day Against Child Labour 2022, International Labour Organization Director-General, Guy Ryder, warns the choices made by governments now will make or break the lives of millions of children. He says social protection is one of the most powerful measures to prevent child labour, providing families with income security in difficult times.

  7. International Advisory Board

    An International Advisory Board to provide strategic advice to eradicate child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking

    07 June 2022

    A group of experts including researchers, policy actors, and funding partners have been serving on the ILO’s International Advisory Board to advance knowledge to eradicate child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking

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    World Day Against Child Labour : A pray for the children in Ukraine

    03 June 2022

    The war in Ukraine️ is having a devastating impact on the children. On the occasion of the world day against child labour, find out here a pray for the children who are living in Ukraine as well as many countries at war.

  9. Press release

    ILO to launch Myanmar eLearning Programme on Child Labour to bolster social protection and community action

    30 May 2022

    ILO (Myanmar) launches eLearning Programme on child labour.

  10. Press release

    Training of Trainers’ on Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media successfully concluded

    23 May 2022

    The CLEAR Cotton project built the capacity of 30 masters trainers on eliminating child labour in the cotton value chain thanks to the SCREAM methodology