National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is celebrating Elimination of Child Labour Week in the honour of World Day Against Child Labour from 12th June to 20th June, 2022.
- The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action needed to eliminate it.
- It is celebrated each year on 12 June. Theme for 2022 is “Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour“
- Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) calls on the global community to end child labour in all its forms by 2025.
- Guided by the principles enshrined in ILO’s Minimum Age Convention No. 138 and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention No. 182, the ILO Programme on Child Labour (IPEC) works to achieve the effective abolition of child labour.