Date: June 12
Organized By: UN, ILO
Categories: General Knowledge, Day-Week-Year-Importance
Suggested For: Civil Services Exam, Bank Exams, MBA Exams, UPSC Exams, SSC Exams
Every year June 12th is observed as World Day Against Child Labor. This is day is observed to raise awareness of the plight of child laborers world-wide. International Labor Organization (ILO) initiated the World Day Against Child Labor in 2002 to combat child labor around the world.
2017: In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour
2016: End child labour in supply chains – It’s everyone’s business!
2015: No to child labour – YES to quality education!
2014: Extend social protection: combat child labour!
2013: No to child labour in domestic work
2012: Human rights and social justice… let’s end child labour
2011: Warning! Children in hazardous work
2010: Go for the goal… end child labour
2009: Give girls a chance: End child labour
2008: Education: The right response to child labour
2007: Child labour and agriculture
2006: The end of child labour: Together we can do it!
2005: A load too heavy: Child labour in mining and quarrying
2004: Behind closed doors: Child domestic labour
2003: Trafficking in Children
2002: A Future Without Child Labour
Actions and Programs
Many actions and events are conducted on this day to tackle child labor. Governments, local bodies, civil societies, NGOs, organizations work with the child are conducting many programs and actions to tackle child labor.