1. Video News Release

    India: Working Together to End Hazardous Child Labour

    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.

  2. Press release

    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.

  3. Article

    Questions and answers on Children in hazardous work

    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.

  4. Presentation

    World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2011: Warning! Children in hazardous work - End child labour (Presentation)

    01 April 2011


  1. Presentation

    Children on the move - An ILO perspective

    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

  2. Statement

    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.

  3. Video

    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

  4. World Day Against Child Labour

    Brazilian football star Robinho teams up with ILO 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Presentation

    As efforts to end child labour slow down, ILO calls for "re-energized" global action

    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.