News

2021

  1. Eliminating child labour

    CLEAR Cotton and ACCEL Africa projects raise awareness about child labour in Mali on World Day Against Child Labour

    07 July 2021

    The CLEAR Cotton and ACCEL Africa projects joined forces to mark World Day Against Child Labour in Mali. On the occasion, the winners of the CLEAR Cotton category of the Music Against Child Labour competition in Mali were announced.

  2. News

    “Eyes on the Prize…Act Now!” Working in the Caribbean to eliminate Child Labour in all its forms by 2025

    30 June 2021

  3. Press release

    AU, ILO and UNICEF mark the World Day against Child Labour in Africa

    18 June 2021

    The African Union, ILO and UNICEF organized a virtual Continental event to mark the World Day against Child Labour. The event brought together key actors, to discuss strategies to address child labour, taking a holistic and systemic approach based on the 2020 Global Estimates on Child Labour and related recommendations, which had been launched by the ILO and UNICEF on 10 June.

  4. Week of Action against Child Labour

    ILO and the Committee on the Rights of the Child call for urgent action to protect children’s rights and accelerate progress towards eliminating child labour by 2025

    18 June 2021

    Joint statement of the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the International Labour Organization to mark the Week of Action against Child Labour – 10-18 June 2021

  5. High-level Dialogue for Action on child labour

    Child labour is on the rise: it’s time to step-up action to end this practice for good

    17 June 2021

  6. SDG 8.7 Innovation Challenge

    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.

  7. Article

    ILO launches the socio-professional reintegration for young people exposed to child labour in Mali

    16 June 2021

    This action programme aims to contribute to the elimination of child labour and forced labour in the cotton, textile and clothing value chain in Mali, in the communes of Kignan, Kourouma, Kléla (circle of Sikasso, region of Sikasso) and the communes of Bla, Touna, Diéna (circle of Bla, region of Ségou) through the vocational training and socio-economic integration of 300 children

  8. World Day Against Child Labour

    Indonesia is committed to eliminate child labour in the country

    14 June 2021

    Indonesia has taken various efforts to eliminate child labour in the country, including actions to tackle the impact of COVID-19 pandemic to the increase of poverty and child labour.

  9. World Day Against Child Labour 2021

    Government of Barbados to mark the World Day Against Child Labour 2021

    12 June 2021

  10. World Day Against Child Labour 2021

    Pope Francis marks the World Day Against Child Labour by praying for children forced into labour

    12 June 2021

    Pope Francis prays for children forced into labour and urges to protect them.