14 June 2012

5 Tweets Marking World Day Against Child Labour Globally

World Day Against Child Labour is every 12 June. It was launched by the International Labour Organisation in 2002. There is more information about their campaign for 2012 here. Events were arranged around the world. Here are five tweets, with links describing either what events took place on the Day, or highlighting child labour issues in different parts of the world.

1. Ghana:
Ameyaw Debrah - @ameyaw112GHANA MARKS WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR tinyurl.com/86hkx9z

2. India:
Trivandrum News - @trivandrumnewsWorld Anti-Child Labour Day Observed - Yentha bit.ly/M64ESe

3. United States:
Child Labor Coalition - @ChildLaborCLCTerrific blog by former child farmworker Norma Flores Lopez on World Day Against #ChildLabor  @CIFcampaign

4. Sierra Leone
Sierra Express Media - @SierraExpressAs We Celebrate Child Labor Day … - 

5. Jamaica:
Jamaica News - @jamiacanewsblogMessage by PM Simpson Miller to Mark World Day Against Child Labour: Jamaica is proud to once again join the glo...http://bit.ly/M3FF29

Finally, a lot of people retweeted The Atlantic's In Focus Photo Essay for World Day Against Child Labour. There are photos from around the world. You can see it here and follow In Focus (@in_focus) on twitter here.

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