News on forced labour

August 2021

  1. Sierra Leone is founding crisis recovery and resilience on international labour standards

    25 August 2021

    Sierra Leone’s historic ratification of 9 ILO instruments was marked in a virtual ceremony with the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  2. Antigua and Barbuda ratifies nine ILO instruments

    24 August 2021

  3. © (c) ILO/M. Fossat 2021

    ILO’s Virtual Academy to promote decent work in rural economy

    18 August 2021

    To improve rural working condition during and beyond the pandemic, the ILO in Indonesia organized the first Virtual Academy to promote decent work in rural economy, with specific focus on the agriculture sector, through country-level policy dialogues and masterclasses.

  4. National Webinar to launch the Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Nepali Journalists

    The toolkit provides information and advice to media professionals on how to report accurately and effectively on forced labour and fair recruitment.

July 2021

  1. © Gargalo Vasco 2021

    Cartoonists from all over the world draw their visions of forced labour

    30 July 2021

    To mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons the International Labour Organization and Human Resources without Borders have announced the winners of an international cartoon competition on forced labour.

June 2021

  1. Digital Information Systems for collaborative work to end child labour, forced labour and human trafficking

    16 June 2021

    The ILO is launching a competition calling for innovative solutions with social impact to accelerate action towards SDG Target 8.7.

  2. African musicians win Music Against Child Labour Competition

    12 June 2021

    The winning songs, from Burkina Faso and Zimbabwe, raise awareness of child labour and were chosen by a celebrity jury who reviewed more than 200 entries from 50 countries.

  3. How can individuals act to eliminate child labour in their communities?

    04 June 2021

    We children and youth of today, need to be well educated, we need to dream, we need to be healthy so that we can good leaders tomorrow, and all this is only possible if you, our dear parents, allow us to do so.

  4. Journalists have a key role to play in the collective effort to eliminate child labour

    04 June 2021

    Through the Accel Africa Reporting on child labour in Africa course, learners are introduced to a number of different issues, including international labour standards, ethical reporting of child-related information, or collecting testimonies from vulnerable sources of information. They also learn about the relevant context of child labour in agricultural supply chains, such as in the tobacco, cotton or cocoa industries.

  5. Teamwork begins by building trust

    02 June 2021

    This impact story captures ILO's efforts towards creating a multi-stakeholder platform for achieving SDG Target 8.7