WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR
Originally launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2002, the World Day Against Child Labor draws attention to the global extent of child labor and the efforts needed to eliminate it. Every year on 12 June, the World Day brings together national governments, employers’ organizations, trade unions, civil society and millions of children and adults throughout the world to highlight the plight of child laborers and advocate for change.
Every year since 2002, the Philippines joins the international observance of World Day Against Child Labor to raise awareness on the plight of child laborers and to demonstrate the country’s solidarity in the worldwide campaign against child labor.
Some of the activities conducted in the country during its commemoration are roundtable and small-group discussion, fora, sabayang pagbigkas, quiz bee, multimedia arts contest, art workshop, concert, storytelling, puppet show, film showing, zumba session, and football clinic.