Resources on child labour

June 2023

  1. As long as there is child labour in any country or community, social justice cannot be achieved

    Opening speech by Mr Satoshi Sasaki, OIC and Deputy Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi at the World Day Against Child Labour Consultation by VVGNLI.

May 2023

  1. Skills training and financial empowerment: The antidote to child labour in India

    The ILO’s MAP16 project adopted a Convergence Model to empower rescued child labour and their families, socially and economically.

September 2022

  1. Data-driven policies and programmes are crucial to curtailing devastating impact of the pandemic on child labour

    Keynote speech for the state-level consultation on prevention, rehabilitation and elimination of child labour in Uttar Pradesh by the ILO and State Labour Department, by Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi

August 2022

  1. An inclusive policy for the elimination of child labour is crucial for realizing decent work and ensuring social progress occurs with economic development

    Inaugural address by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi, at the "Stakeholder consultation for child labour policy in India".

May 2022

  1. Getting children out of labour and back to learning

    The COVID-19 pandemic took millions of children, like Janny, out of school. The ILO helped them reconnect with their education, friends and future.

August 2021

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    Sustainable cotton farming brings better lives for farmers and their families

    ILO is working with global fashion giant Inditex to reduce the vulnerability of cotton-farming families in India so that children can experience their childhood without work and the families are able to support themselves.

June 2021

  1. Brochure: The Asia Regional Child Labour (ARC) programme

    This two pager provides brief introduction of the ARC programme objectives and planned activities.

  2. Let us make a real difference for the most vulnerable children and their families!

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, was invited by Lok Sabha Secretariat Parliamentary Research & Training Institute for Democracies (Pride) to speak at a panel discussion on ‘World Day against Child Labour’.

  3. Teamwork begins by building trust

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

May 2021

  1. Together we can eradicate Child Labour

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, spoke at the MoU signing event between the South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO)