Video News Release
10 June 2011
Around 115 million boys and girls under the age of 18 are involved in hazardous child labour. Making a change is possible. In India both employers and trade unions are actively involved in the fight against child labour, especially when it comes to keeping children out of hazardous work.
World Day Against Child Labour 2011 – ILO calls for urgent action against hazardous forms of child labour
10 June 2011
In a new report issued for World Day Against Child Labour, the International Labour Organization (ILO) warns that a staggeringly high number of children are still caught in hazardous work – some 115 million of the world’s 215 million child labourers – and calls for urgent action to halt the practice.
10 May 2011
The 2011 World Day Against Child Labour will provide a global spotlight on hazardous child labour. The ILO’s most recent global estimate is that 115 million children are involved in hazardous work. This is work that by its nature or the circumstances in which it is carried out, is likely to harm children’s health, safety or morals.
World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2011: Warning! Children in hazardous work - End child labour (Presentation)
01 April 2011
01 October 2010
Presented by Hans Van de Glind, ILO-IPEC Child Labour and Migration Specialist, at the International Conference on "Children on the Move" - Barcelona, 5-10 October 2010
Statement by ILO-IPEC Director, Ms. Constance Thomas, at the Third Ministerial Follow-up Forum to the Paris Commitments and Paris Principles
28 September 2010
Ms Constance Thomas, Director of ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), speaks on behalf of the Paris Principles Steering Group on the economic component of prevention and reintegration programmes.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton video message at the Working Together to Combat Child Labor conference at the State Department
09 June 2010
World Day Against Child Labour
08 June 2010
The Brazilian football star Robson de Souza, better known as Robinho, has lent his support to the International Labour Organization’s campaign to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in Brazil.
Global Child Labour Conference, The Hague, 10-11 May 2010
Global conference agrees on a Roadmap to step up action to eliminate the worst forms of child labour by 2016
11 May 2010
More than 450 delegates from 80 countries have agreed on a Roadmap aimed at “substantially increasing” global efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour by 2016.
07 May 2010
The global campaign to end child labour is at a critical juncture. As the new Global Report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on fundamental Principles and Rights at Work shows, child labour continues to decline worldwide but at a much slower pace than before. The report, entitled "Accelerating action against Child Labour", says there are clear signs of progress but also disconcerting gaps in the global response.