Ending Child Labor

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ILAB has been working to eliminate the worst forms of child labor since 1993 through research, policy engagement and technical cooperation. We are the world’s largest funder of projects to combat child labor globally.

Trade & Worker Rights

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ILAB is integral to efforts to improve workers’ rights through trade, helping to address important labor challenges among U.S. trade partners and beneficiaries through negotiation, monitoring & enforcement, and targeted technical assistance.

Diplomacy & Engagement

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ILAB is engaging in unprecedented bilateral and multilateral diplomatic efforts to advance workers’ rights and promote employment policies to help make global growth more inclusive.


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