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Marching Towards Universal Ratification of ILO Convention 182

Marching Towards Universal Ratification of ILO Convention 182

Marking yet another victory towards the universal ratification of ILO Convention 182 on Worst Forms of Child Labour; the two Pacific Islands, Palau and the Marshall Islands, recently ratified the Convention in March 2019. In preparation for the ratification, both countries took considerable legal steps to eliminate the worst forms

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24 January announced as International Day of Education

24 January announced as International Day of Education

Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility.
The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.
Without inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all, countries will not succeed

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Global March organises Africa Workshop on Realising SDG 8.7 in Uganda

Global March organises Africa Workshop on Realising SDG 8.7 in Uganda

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

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No Time to Relax: Ending Child Labour in this Generation

No Time to Relax: Ending Child Labour in this Generation

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

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ENDING CHILD LABOR: 20 YEARS ON, CHANGE IS WORKING

ENDING CHILD LABOR: 20 YEARS ON, CHANGE IS WORKING

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

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