1. Rights in Myanmar

    Reform process in Myanmar is irreversible, says ILO expert

    16 November 2012

    As US President Barack Obama heads to Myanmar, the ILO’s liaison officer in Yangon discusses the various changes this Southeast Asian country has been going through.

  2. News

    Malala Yousafzai is a global symbol of every girl's right to an education

    12 November 2012

    Education is a fundamental human right and it is a pathway to development, tolerance and global citizenship and is a crucial component of any effective effort to eliminate child labour. IPEC is adding its voice to the messages from over 1 million people across the globe for universal education and to eliminate child labour. We stand by The Office of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education and we support the UN Secretary-General's Global Initiative on Education.

  3. News

    Netherlands and ILO cooperate to eliminate child labour in agriculture

    09 November 2012

    Project will combat the worst forms of child labour in seasonal agriculture in Turkey.

  4. Press release

    World Scout Movement and ILO-IPEC extend cooperation to fight child labour

    09 November 2012

    The ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) and the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) have signed a third Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) extending cooperation for a further five years.

  5. Article

    Children fight against time

    02 November 2012

    There are still children forced to work hard. They missed their chance to study and are paid little.

  6. Article

    Child ‘substitute drivers’

    31 October 2012

    Child drivers? “I don’t know about that,” said the Minister of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection, Linda Amalia. “At night, children should study or rest at home.”

  7. International Day of the Girl Child

    Message by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child 2012

    11 October 2012

  8. News

    ILO, IUF and ECLT Foundation congratulate the Government of Malawi

    21 September 2012

    The three organizations were proud to support the Government of Malawi in hosting the Malawi National Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture, which took place in Lilongwe, 4-6 September 2012.

  9. News

    India propose a ban on the employment of children younger than 14

    29 August 2012

    The Government has expressed its commitment to ratifying ILO core Conventions on Child Labour, Convention No. 138 on the minimum age to employment and Convention No. 182 on the worst forms of child labour.

  10. From Haiti

    Slavery in a free land

    29 August 2012

    The use of children as domestic workers is pervasive throughout Haiti. Though culturally accepted for generations, a new campaign has been launched to combat what is one of the worst forms of child labour.