Resources on Child Labour in Arab States

  1. ILO-supported child friendly centres established in Mosul for children vulnerable to child labour

    16 August 2021

    The centres will support around 400 children, through various activities, including awareness raising sessions, informal education, catch-up schooling, and psychosocial support.

  2. ILO and Syria Review Legislation to Bolster National Response to Child Labour

    03 August 2021

    A comprehensive review of legislation by the ILO, government officials as well as workers’ and employers’ organizations has fed into Syria’s national action plan to combat child labour

  3. Syrian inspectors equipped with new tools to combat hazardous child labour

    29 July 2021

    Child labour has spiked during the tragic conflict in Syria, in response the ILO and UNICEF are supporting government partners to prioritise children’s safety.

  4. Teachers and social workers attend ILO-supported child labour training workshop in Iraq

    01 July 2021

    The training brought together one hundred participants and introduced them to the concept of child labour, including its worst forms, in line with International and national frameworks governing child labour.

  5. ILO project tackles worst forms of child labour in Iraq

    21 June 2021

    The ILO in Iraq, together with its partners, is implementing a programme which tackles the worst forms of child labour amongst Syrian refugees, internally displaced persons and vulnerable host community members.

  6. The ILO brings artistic events to Syrian public spaces to mark World Day Against Child Labour 2021

    15 June 2021

    The ILO celebrated World Day Against Child Labour 2021 with a week of artistic events in three major cities across Syria.

  7. ILO and partners mark World Day Against Child Labour in Iraq

    10 June 2021

    A virtual event with key national and international partners took place, shedding light on some of the root causes and consequences of child labour in Iraq and efforts to address them.

  8. ILO and partners launch nation-wide campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in Iraq

    11 May 2021

    The campaign will bring together different partners to raise awareness on the increasing dangers of child labour and mobilise efforts to reach the heart of communities most effected by the rise of child labour in Iraq.

  9. Combatting child labour with expanded access to education in agricultural areas

    29 April 2021

    A partnership in Jordan between an ILO project to combat the worst forms of child labour and the Noor Al Hussein Foundation works to ensure access to quality education for refugee and host-community children living in rural and remote areas.

  10. ILO and local partners in Mosul discuss collaboration in the fight against child labour in the Ninewa Governorate

    19 February 2021

    Activities are being implemented by the ILO and partners to address the worst forms of child labour among forcibly displaced persons and vulnerable host community members.