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World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June: Generation Safe & Healthy

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by Impactpool

Published on: 12 June 2018
June 12 is The World Day Against Child Labour. The day was launched by The International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2002. In 2018 The World Day Against Child Labour shines a spotlight on the global need to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour.
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About World Day Against Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. Each year on 12 June, the World Day brings together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them.                                                                                                                                                                                                           

World Day Against Child Labour 2018

This yeas (2018) the World Day of Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay), and the World Day against Child Labour (WDACL) will focus on the need to end child labour and to improve the safety and health of young workers. 

All children have the right to be free from all forms of child labour and all workers have the right to safe and healthy workplaces. Globally, 541 million young workers (between the ages of 15 and 24) account for 15 per cent of the world’s labour force. They sustain up to 40 per cent more non-fatal occupational injuries than do adult workers (workers older than 24) and workplace hazards can even pose a threat to their lives. An estimated 152 million children (aged 5-17) around the world are in child labour, of whom 73 million perform work which is hazardous because of its nature or the circumstances in which it is carried out. Many factors contribute to hazardous child labour and the high rate of work-related injury and ill health among children and young workers. What is certain is that much more can and must be done. Find out more about this day at the ILO website.                                                                                                                              

Find out how Unicef works with decreasing child labour                                                                                                                                     

Jobs related to child labour

Now, Impactpool is offering 80 jobs related to child labour. Find out if your profile matches one of the vacancies and make an impact for children!                                                                                                                  

Consultancy:Development of a National Plan of Action for Children 2018-2021 (Nationals only) #513723
UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
Closes: 2018-06-23
Paramaribo|International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
 
 
UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
Closes soon: 2018-06-12
Dhaka|NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
 
 
 
 
UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
Closes: 2018-06-24
Bangkok|International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
 
 
UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
Closes soon: 2018-06-13
Mogadishu|NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
 
 
VSO - Volunteer Service Overseas
Closes soon: 2018-06-16
Addis Ababa|Volunteer
 
 
UNV - United Nations Volunteers
Closes soon: 2018-06-14
Baku|Level not specified

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