Do you believe in magic? In things changing around as if they were never there? We do too.
While we sit everyday on our desks doing our bit towards making a change in the lives of exploited child labourers, advocating for their rights with multiple stakeholders, we wish
The Second Asia Meet of Parliamentarians Without Borders for Children’s Rights, an initiative of our founder, Kailash Satyarthi and Brazilian Senator, Cristovam Buarque, was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in collaboration with Centre for Children’s Happiness : CCH and 13 Members of Parliament from 6 Asian countries- Bangladesh, Pakistan, Indonesia, India, Nepal
Global March Against Child Labour in collaboration with our partner in Uganda, National Organisation of Trade Unions successfully organised the Africa Capacity Building Workshop on Achieving SDG 8.7: Getting to Zero Child Labour by 2025 in Kampala, Uganda. Given that only 7 years are left to achieve SDG 8.7 and
Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain
The parties in the Dutch food products sector are joining forces to ensure responsible business conduct in the international production chain. Today, they signed the International Responsible Business Conduct (IRBC) Agreement for the Food Products Sector. This agreement is intended to foster
Last week, I was in Geneva to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the historic Global March Against Child Labour (Global March) and World Day Against Child Labour 2018. I was reminiscing about the beginning of my fight against child labour, which started in 1981 with the rescue of a single child. As I
JUNE 6, 2018 | Tim Ryan
On a warm, dusty day on the Deccan plateau in April 1994, I joined Kailash Satyarthi’s Bharat Yatra, (Indian Journey), a group of 150 child labor activists part-way through its march from the southern tip of India to the heart of New Delhi, where it
To mark the 20th Anniversary of Global March Against Child Labour (Global March) as well as the World Day Against Child Labour, Global March and the International Labour Organization (ILO) organised a joint event on 4 June 2018 during the International Labour Conference (ILC) at the Palais des Nations, Geneva.
In 1998, Global March Against Child Labour traversed through 80000 km. across 103 countries in 5 continents, demanding for ILO Convention 182 on Ending Worst Forms of Child Labour. Since then Global March has continued fighting against child labour and has contributed to reducing number of child labourers to
To mark this year’s World Day Against Child Labour as well as the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour (Global March), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Global March and will organize a joint event on 4 June 2018 during the International Labour Conference (ILC) at the
152 million children are denied their right to education and forced to toil in child labour where they are mentally, physically and sexually abused. Situation is worse for girls. Addressing child labour is essential if we need to attain social justice and solve other socio-economic issues of society. We are