World Day Against Child Labour

Social Justice for All. End Child Labour!

The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the first World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 as a way to highlight the plight of children engaged in child labour. Observed on June 12th, the day is intended to serve as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour.

Monday 12 June 2023

World Day Against Child Labour – Social Justice for All: How to end Child Labour

Monday, 12 June 2023 at 13:30 until 14:45 (Europe/Zurich)

On World Day Against Child Labour, a high-level side event will be organized by the ILO during the 111th Session of the International Labour Conference. The discussion will focus on the link between social justice and the elimination of child labour. Panellists will highlight examples of how ILO constituents have followed up on their commitments and how these are important steps towards increasing social justice.