International Day Against Child Labour observed on June 12

International Labour Organization (ILO) started to celebrate World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 
Aim: To focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. 
The 2019 theme is Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!
The day brings government employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight of child labourers.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by world leaders in 2015 to include a renewed global commitment to ending child labour. 
Sustainable Development Goals and effective measures are take-ups in order to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour includes use of child labours by the year 2025 and to end child labour in all its forms.
ILO celebrates 100 years of advancing social justice.
The protection of children embedded in the ILO’s Constitution (Preamble). One of the first Conventions adopted by the ILO was on Minimum Age in Industry (No. 5, 1919).
8.7 target set by the international community calling for an end to child labour in all its forms by 2025. 

About World Day Against Child Labour
Observances: UN, International Labour Organization
Frequency: annual
Called as: WDACL
Observed by: UN Members

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