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The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. Each year on 12 June, the World Day brings together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them.

World Day 2014 calls for:

1)Action to introduce, improve and extend social protection, in line with the ILO Recommendation No. 202 on social protection floors.
2)National social security systems that are sensitive to children’s needs and help fighting child labour.
3)Social protection that reaches out to especially vulnerable groups of children.