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It is estimated that 160 million children were engaged in child labour globally at the beginning of 2020.
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International Organization for Migration (IOM): Expanding Evidence Base on Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) join forces to host a global conference showcasing new ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
On a black background there's the sentence "I am no longer accepting things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept."
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Creating your own NGO - 15 June 2022

15 June 2022 from 18.00 to 19:30 CEST The fourth webinar of this series focuses on graduates who decided to create their own NGOs or initiatives. What motivated them to make the leap and create an ...

Last update 9 Jun 2022
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Making an impact at the city level - 25 May 2022

May 25th, from 18.00 to 19.30 CEST Making an impact at the city level The first webinar of this series focuses on graduates working at the local level, be it the municipal or district ...

Last update 24 May 2022
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Working for the Philanthropy with a Human Rights Degree - 1 June 2022

1 June 2022 from 19.00 to 20:30 CEST Working for the Philanthropy with a Human Rights Degree The second webinar of this series focuses on human rights graduates working in the philanthropic ...

Last update 24 May 2022
A drawing of a person peeling off the top of their head and discovering galaxies, suns and stars
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Webinar series "The road less traveled: Unusual human rights careers"

About this webinar series  The webinar series ‘The road less travelled’ aims at highlighting the careers and career paths that are possible after a master's degree in human ...

Last update 9 Sep 2022
Woman Swiping the floor
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10 years on, domestic workers still fight for equality and decent work

Domestic workers are still fighting for recognition as workers and essential service providers even ten years after the adoption of a historic International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention that ...

Last update 27 Jun 2021
World Day Against Child Labour 2021
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World Day Against Child Labour: Child labour rises to 160 million

This year’s World Day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the 2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. While the global community just celebrated the universal ...

Last update 11 Jun 2021
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FRA: Call for applications for the Traineeship Programme 2021-2022

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has announced the call for applications for the paid 10-month Traineeship Programme 2021-2022. This traineeship scheme is addressed mainly to ...

Last update 10 May 2021
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The disproportionate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the LGBTI population

Viviana Pes holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This article is an excerpt from her master’s thesis discussed in November ...

Last update 5 Feb 2021
UN Global Compact strategy
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New UN Global Compact strategy 2021-2023

The UN Global Compact Board has approved the UN Global Compact Strategy 2021–2023. The three-year strategic plan is directed at accelerating and scaling the global collective impact of ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021
2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour
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2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Global Partnership Alliance 8.7, launches 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, with the aim of ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021
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ILO Report: Homeworkers need to be better protected

A newly-released ILO report estimates that before the COVID-19 crisis, there were approximately 260 million home-based workers worldwide, representing 7.9% of global employment, of which 56% ...

Last update 21 Jan 2021
Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA)
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GRETA: Guidance Note on preventing and combatting trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation

Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has issued a new guidance note on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour ...

Last update 15 Jan 2021
Logo ILO - Organizzazione Internazionale del Lavoro
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ILO Global Wage Report 2020-21

Contextually to the pandemic, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has published the report "Wages and minimum wages in the time of COVID-19", which presents an analysis of the global ...

Last update 28 Dec 2020
The gender pay gap is unacceptable
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Right to equal pay: European Committee of Social Rights finds violations in 14 countries

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has found violations of the right to equal pay and the right to equal opportunities in the workplace in 14 out of 15 ...

Last update 2 Jul 2020