Child Labour

13 June 2021 21:03

Videos: From child labourers to teachers

 

On the occasion of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour, BWI trade union affiliates in India and Nepal released short videos of two former child labourers who became teachers to Child Learn schools. Read more...


18 April 2021 11:20

World Day against Child Labour (GS Report 2021)Read more...


26 February 2021 03:54

The Union Workers of Bricks Industry of the Republic of Argentina (UOLRA) on 18 February inaugurated a care center facility dedicated to provide safe spaces and care to children from brick-working families.
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19 June 2020 09:12

BWI affiliates in India and Nepal carried out various activities to mark the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June. The unions emphasized the need for joint actions to protect children from abuse and their families, who have been affected negatively by the COVID-19 crisis. This coincided with a BWI statement calling for an end to all forms of child labour by 2025 in line with the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7Read more...


14 June 2020 13:19

As part of BWI's observance of the World Day Against Child Labour, we are screening a short film titled "Pinky." The film tells the story of Pinky and the challenges she faces as a child labourer. It explores one of the many untold stories of children who are trapped in underage labour and how hope and solidarity can help them reclaim their future.Read more...


12 June 2020 08:47

On the World Day Against Child Labour, BWI and its trade union affiliates warn of a “child labour pandemic” due to the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 to many working class families who are suffering from job losses, shrinking incomes and depleting safety nets. Read more...


28 June 2018 07:15

On Sunday the 24th of June people from all over Belgium and the Netherlands joined the Child Learn Marathon for a child labour free world. Read more...


20 June 2016 14:09

Every year the event in Schimmert Netherlands gathers more and more children and adults to run for a child labour free world. Read more...


20 June 2016 13:44

Commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour, BWI General Secretary, Ambet Yuson called upon “All stakeholders to ensure that no child labour is used in the extraction, processing and supply of stone.” Read more...