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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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Watch Video: 20 Years of Global March

Watch Video: 20 Years of Global March

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

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Join us for ILO-Global March Joint Event in Geneva, 4 June 2018

Join us for ILO-Global March Joint Event in Geneva, 4 June 2018

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

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Sign the Petition to End Child Labour

Sign the Petition to End Child Labour

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

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New ILO Data Reveals Slow Reduction in Child Labour

New ILO Data Reveals Slow Reduction in Child Labour

New Delhi: A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Global Estimates of Child Labour: Results and Trends, 2012-2016 released on 19 September 2017 at the United National General Assembly (UNGA), says that a total of 152 million children – 64 million girls and 88 million boys – are in child

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