World Day Against Child Labour


How to prevent child labour in the region in times of COVID-19?

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. To date, the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean have been implementing a series of measures to cope with the rapid spread of the virus among the population, as well as formulating and redesigning responses to reduce the economic and social impact on families.

Crisis provocada por COVID-19 podría causar aumento significativo del trabajo infantil en América Latina y el Caribe

Lima / Santiago – El impacto devastador de la COVID-19 que genera una reducción en los ingresos y altos niveles de inseguridad económica en las familias podría generar un aumento significativo en el número de niños, niñas y adolescentes en trabajo infantil en América Latina y el Caribe, alertó hoy un análisis de CEPAL y OIT  que considera imperativo tomar medidas para prevenir esta situación.

Now more than ever #WithoutChildLabour

The World Day against Child Labour, commemorated by governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, institutions and society in general, has a particularity this year. Today we receive June 12 in the midst of an unprecedented global health crisis, which has highlighted the high level of inequality and vulnerability in which many populations find themselves.