1. Combating child labour through education

    Knowledge sharing workshop reviews progress of ILO-IPEC project

    16 April 2013

    The participants came from Bolivia, Indonesia, Mali and Uganda – the four project countries.

  2. Press release

    Joint letter calls on business to help eliminate child labour

    04 April 2013

    Following the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Children’s Rights and Business Principles last month, Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact and Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, today issued a joint letter urging business to do more to help deliver a world fit for all children.

  3. Press release

    Jamaica to give a “Red Card” to child labour

    22 March 2013

    On the occasion of the FIFA World Cup qualification match Jamaica vs. Panama on March 22, Jamaica’s capital Kingston will boost the ILO campaign “Red Card to Child Labour”.

  4. News

    Workshop on South-to-South Cooperation in Combating Child Labour

    11 March 2013

    The workshop, hosted by the ILO Jakarta Office, took place from 4 to 6 March 2013. It was attended by tripartite delegations from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Viet Nam and Timor-Leste. The activity was organized within the framework of the project “Combating Child Labour through Education”, which is supported by the Government of the Netherlands.

  5. News

    New FAO publication on child labour in the livestock sector

    27 February 2013

    FAO has published the first global study on child labour issues related to livestock. The study has benefited from ILO-IPEC inputs.

  6. News

    NGOs call for the ratification of ILO Convention No. 189

    26 February 2013

    Ten international NGOs (Amnesty International, Anti-Slavery International, Defence for Children International, Child Rights International Network, Global March Against Child Labour, Human Rights Watch, the International Domestic Worker Network, International Labor Rights Forum, Plan International, and World Vision) issue statement to draw attention to child labour in domestic work. The statement urges the ratification of the ILO's new Convention 189 on domestic work and draws attention to the opportunity provided by the World Day against Child Labour to scale up action.

  7. News

    Fiji - Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

    26 February 2013

    Save the Children Fiji said that some children started sex work as early as 10 years.

  8. News

    Fiji: National Child Labour Forum revealed cases of child labour

    26 February 2013

    Minister for Labour acknowledged the assistance of the ILO in helping Fiji address child labour issues.

  9. News

    Guyana: Stakeholders discuss sustainability of child labour prevention initiatives

    17 February 2013

    Guyana has been examining ways to sustain several initiatives undertaken to prevent child labour over the past four years.

  10. News

    Handbook on Child labour launched in Jamaica

    15 February 2013

    Professionals, who deal with cases of child labour are now better equipped to address the issue with the launch of the Child Labour Handbook for Professionals.