World Day Against Child Labour: Generation Safe and Healthy

Human Wrongs Watch

12 June 2018 (ILO)* — This year, the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) shine a spotlight on the global need to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour. 


This joint campaign aims to accelerate action to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 8.8 of safe and secure working environments for all workers by 2030 and SDG target 8.7 of ending all forms of child labour by 2025.

Achieving these goals for the benefit of the next generation of the global workforce requires a concerted and integrated approach to eliminating child labour and promoting a culture of prevention on occupational safety health (OSH). Read more… 


ILO labour standards on child labour

Minimum age for admission to employment

  1. ILO Convention No. 138 Ratifications 
  2. Recommendation No. 146 

Worst forms of child labour

  1. ILO Convention No. 182 on the worst forms of child labour Ratifications 
  2. Recommandation No. 190 


2018 Human Wrongs Watch


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