World Day Against Child Labour is determined globally on
twelfth June each year.
By the ILO (International Labour Organization), there are
about 152 million teenagers globally who are engaged in child labour,
seventy-two millions of whom are in hazardous work.
The day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the
2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.
The theme of this
year’s World Day Against Child Labour is Act now: End child labour!
It is the
first World Day in view that the popular ratification of the ILO’s Convention
No.182 on the bad Forms of Child Labour & takes vicinity at a time when the
COVID-19 disaster threatens to reverse years of progress in tackling the
The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the
World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to focal point attention on the
worldwide extent of youngster labour and consequently the motion and efforts
wished to cast off it.
Each year on 12 June, this Day brings collectively
governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, additionally
as many people from around the world to spotlight the plight of youngster
labourers and what are regularly completed to help them.