International Labour Organization

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT First of all we would like to thank Almighty Allah for giving us the courage and ability to complete this report.We would like to express our gratitude to all those who gave us the possibility to complete this report. We want to thank the Department of management sciences of our university for giving us an opportunity to commence this project in the first instance and to do the necessary research work. We are deeply indebted to our supervisor Sir Muzammil Aftab whose help, stimulating suggestions and encouragement helped us all for writing this report.Especially, we would like to give our special thanks to the staff of ILO for cooperating with us and giving us all the relevant data according to our project obligation.…show more content…
IPEC's work to eliminate child labour is an important facet of the ILO's Decent Work Agenda. Child labour not only prevents children from acquiring the skills and education they need for a better future, it also perpetuates poverty and affects national economies through losses in competitiveness, productivity and potential income. Withdrawing children from child labour, providing them with education and assisting their families with training and employment opportunities contribute directly to creating decent work for adults. Setting target group priorities The goal of IPEC remains the prevention and elimination of all forms of child labour, the priority targets for immediate action are the worst forms of child labour, which are defined in the ILO Convention on the worst forms of child labour, 1999 (No. 182) as: All forms of slavery or practices similar to slavery, Such as the sale and trafficking of children, Debt bondage and serfdom and forced or compulsory labour, including forced or compulsory recruitment of children for use in armed conflict; The use, procuring or offering of a child for prostitution, for the production of pornography or for pornographic performances; The use, procuring or offering of a child for illicit activities, in particular for the production and trafficking of drugs as defined in the relevant international treaties;
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