Op-ed: Child “marriage” is child labour

Op-ed: Child “marriage” is child labour

June 12, 2017: In an op-ed in IRIN News on World Day Against Child Labour, Ruth Messinger and AIDS-Free World's Seth Earn call on the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to fight for millions of girls in illegal child marriages. (UN Photo / Sophia Paris)

UNISON Women's Conference 2017 Passes 'Emergency Motion' on Child Marriage

UNISON Women's Conference 2017 Passes 'Emergency Motion' on Child Marriage

17 February 2017: Paula Donovan addressed the UNISON Women's Conference on AIDS-Free World's campaign to address child marriage as child labour. The conference passed an emergency motion recognizing child marriage as 'amongst the worst forms of child labour as defined by the ILO Core Convention 182: Worst forms of child labour'.