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World Day Against Child Labour 2013 - selected media coverage

The International Labour Organization launched the World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to raise awareness about the plight of child workers around the world and to support the growing movement fighting for children’s rights on this issue. This page features selected news reports and activities worldwide in honour of the day.

ILO's information on the World Day Against Child Labour

List of activities around the world

Selected media coverage:

"More than 215 million children are still forced into labour throughout the world", Jérémie Henriod, Terre des hommes Foundation - Child Relief, 11 Jun 2013

"World Day Against Child Labour: For children of a lesser god, it's about abuse, slavery", IANS, 11 Jun 2013

"1.59 million underage workers in Egypt", Ayman Sharaf in Gulf News [UAE], 11 Jun 2013

"International Day against Child Labour on 12th [Pakistan]", Daily Times [Pakistan], 11 Jun 2013

"Ghana: 'Create Separate Budget for Child Labour Issues'", Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, The Chronicle [Ghana], 11 Jun 2013

"CRY urges govt to end child labour [India]", India Blooms News Service, 11 Jun 2013

"Free forum on children's rights marks 'World Day Against Child Labour' [Australia]", Uni. of Sydney, 11 Jun 2013

"Storefront Stunt Puts Child Labour in Public Eye of Canadians", World Vision Canada, 10 Jun 2013

"Australia failing on child labour commitment", Uni. of Adelaide [Australia], 7 Jun 2013

[video] "TFPA Present : World Day Against Child Labour 2013", Thai Food Processors' Association, 6 Jun 2013