Child Labour

19 June 2020 09:12

South Asian unions mark World Day Against Child Labour

 

BWI affiliates in India and Nepal carried out various activities to mark the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June. The unions emphasized the need for joint actions to protect children from abuse and their families, who have been affected negatively by the COVID-19 crisis. This coincided with a BWI statement calling for an end to all forms of child labour by 2025 in line with the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7Read more...


14 June 2020 13:19

As part of BWI's observance of the World Day Against Child Labour, we are screening a short film titled "Pinky." The film tells the story of Pinky and the challenges she faces as a child labourer. It explores one of the many untold stories of children who are trapped in underage labour and how hope and solidarity can help them reclaim their future.Read more...


28 June 2018 07:15

On Sunday the 24th of June people from all over Belgium and the Netherlands joined the Child Learn Marathon for a child labour free world. Read more...


20 June 2016 14:09

Every year the event in Schimmert Netherlands gathers more and more children and adults to run for a child labour free world. Read more...


20 June 2016 13:44

Commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour, BWI General Secretary, Ambet Yuson called upon “All stakeholders to ensure that no child labour is used in the extraction, processing and supply of stone.” Read more...


16 May 2016 10:09

"We want to ensure all children have access to education and schooling and to improve the wages of adult workers by strengthening trade unions.Read more...


18 April 2016 13:08

"The issue of child labour continues to underline the close linkage between child labour and lack of access to quality education for children and decent work for adults." says Ambet Yuson, General Secretary of the BWI. Read more...


18 April 2016 12:59

The recent earthquake that hit Nepal on 25th April 2015 has been one of the worst earthquakes in last eight decades and claimed close to 8,500 lives and also resulted in thousands of injuries and widespread damage to houses and buildings. Read more...


18 April 2016 12:58

Urmila Kumari, an erstwhile Child Labourer now working as a Teacher at the BWI/HKMP run Belgachhi Residential Child Labour School, Bihar State Read more...