ISHR Child Labour Human Rights

ISHR Child Labour Human Rights

Child labour exists because people accept it and invent excuses for it. Children’s rights are not respected. Governments do not provide compulsory, free and accessible education. International agreements and conventions are not observed. The education system excludes poor and vulnerable children. Consumers worldwide demand cheap products. Employers can benefit from cheap labour. We have not done enough to stop it. Together we can stop child labour! By no longer accepting it, not in mines, not on fields, not in factories, not in domestic settings and not in the products...

ISHR Child Labour

June 12 the World Day Against Child Labour

Child labour is a complex phenomenon which cuts across policy and market boundaries. Child labour is work carried out to the detriment and endangerment of a child, in violation of international law and national legislation. It either deprives children of schooling or requires them to assume the dual burden of schooling and work. It to be eliminated is a subset of children in employment.   Child labour includes All “unconditional” worst forms of child labour, such as slavery or practices similar to slavery, the...

ISHR Refugee


Who is a Refugee? A refugee is a person who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country … “ – The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees Protecting refugees is the core mandate of UNHCR (United Nations High...