News

2023

  1. Article

    Due Diligence training to eliminate child labour in Uganda

    27 January 2023

    Through the training, participants were able to reflect on the specific challenges that they face and learned how to use different practical tools to implement in practice the different steps in a child labour due diligence process by which companies identify, prevent, manage and account for the negative impact occurring in their operations or value chains.

  2. Impact stories

    From child labour and forced labour to dreams of a better future

    18 January 2023

    Today, more than 160 million children are in child labour and 28 million people are in forced labour. What do they need? How do they feel? And who is helping them?

  3. Child labour

    Rapid assessment of child labour in auto mechanic workshops

    04 January 2023

    Stakeholders’ Validation Workshop: Pakistan discussed new findings from a rapid assessment on child labour in auto mechanic repair.

2022

  1. Article

    Launch of ILO Social Finance Model- A Fight Against Child Labour in Uganda.

    23 November 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching a Social Finance Model through its Project-Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa). The launch of the Social Finance Model is in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development. and the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE).

  2. © Rod Waddington 2023

    Alliance 8.7

    Understanding child labour statistics

    21 November 2022

    While the percentage of children in child labour has remained unchanged over the four year period, the absolute number has increased by over 8 million.

  3. Produce Responsibly, ILO Urges Businesses in Nigeria as NECA Launches Child Labour Guidance Tool

    Photo-ILO and NECA Launch Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria

    03 November 2022

    The newly launched Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria is an addition to concerted efforts by the ILO, tripartite and social partners through the Dutch Government funded ACCEL Africa Project, to improve and enforce legal structures, while providing innovative and evidence based solutions to address the root causes of child labour in supply chains.

  4. Produce Responsibly, ILO Urges Businesses in Nigeria as NECA Launches Child Labour Guidance Tool

    Photo-‘Collaboration is Nigeria’s Competitive Advantage over Child Labour’ - ECOWAS

    03 November 2022

    Following the submission of the Nigeria Government by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2021, the ECOWAS Commission is evaluating Nigeria's response to the global child labour crisis, with a view to sharing knowledge and implementing best practices to eliminate the scourge as required by Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7.

  5. News

    ‘Collaboration is Nigeria’s Competitive Advantage over Child Labour’ - ECOWAS

    03 November 2022

    Following the submission of the Nigeria Government by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2021, the ECOWAS Commission is evaluating Nigeria's response to the global child labour crisis, with a view to sharing knowledge and implementing best practices to eliminate the scourge as required by Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7.

  6. Produce Responsibly, ILO Urges Businesses in Nigeria as NECA Launches Child Labour Guidance Tool

    ILO and NECA Launch Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria

    03 November 2022

    The newly launched Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria is an addition to concerted efforts by the ILO, tripartite and social partners through the Dutch Government funded ACCEL Africa Project, to improve and enforce legal structures, while providing innovative and evidence based solutions to address the root causes of child labour in supply chains.

  7. Child labour

    Wishing in a dream

    02 November 2022

    In Myanmar, the labour force survey suggests that there are over 1 million children involved in child labour and more than half of them risk their lives every day in hazardous working conditions.