World Day Against Child Labour

Question: When World Day Against Child Labour is celebrated?
(a) June 12
(b) June 10
(c) June 8
(d) June 15
Answer- (a)
Related facts:

  • World Day Against Child Labour is observed every year on June 12.
  • The theme of this day in 2019 is ‘Children shouldn`t work in fields, but on dreams’.
  • This day was launched by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it.
  • Around 152 million children are still in child labour. Child labour occurs in almost all sectors, yet 7 out of every 10 of these children are working in agriculture.

Links:
https://www.ilo.org/ipec/Campaignandadvocacy/wdacl/lang–en/index.htm
https://www.un.org/en/events/childlabourday/

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