World Day Against Child Labour

Girls Count; Count Girls

Girls Count; Count Girls

June 12, 2018 — On this World Day Against Child Labour, we remember the millions of girls in child “marriages” who have been missing for decades from global statistics and told by the international community that their forced labour doesn’t count. (Photo: Alexandra Lande / Shutterstock.com)

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)