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Honduras

SDG indicator 8.7.1 Proportion of children engaged in economic activity
With household chores - age 5-17 (2019) Without household chores - age 5-17 (2019)
Total 12.2 % 15.3 %
Female 7.9 % 12.9 %
Male 16.2 % 17.6 %
SDG indicator 5.3.1 Proportion of women aged 20 - 24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18
9.16%
Before age 15 (2019)
34.01%
Before age 18 (2019)
Latest ratifications - View all
C111
20 Jun 1960
Ratified
C138
09 Jun 1980
Ratified
C182
25 Oct 2001
Ratified
SDG indicator 16.2.2 Number of victims of human trafficking per 100,000 population
2008
2009
2010
2011
0.18
2012
0.78
2013
0.08
2014
0.63
2015
0.88
2016
1.6
2017
0.65
2018
2019
0.66
2020
2021
2022
SDG indicator 16.2.2 Number of victims of human trafficking for forced labour, servitude and slavery, per 100,000 population
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
0.3
2015
0.08
2016
0.11
2017
0.1
2018
2019
0.08
2020
2021
2022
Sources: UN SDG & ILO Normlex

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Progress

  • The first National Survey on Child labour in Honduras is in progress.
     
  • The Interinstitutional Accelerated Strategic Plan of the National Commission for the Eradication of Child labour was adopted.
     
  • The manual and list of hazardous work were submitted before the National Commission for the Eradication of Child labour.
     
  • To date, there are 91 sworn-in Local Community Committees against child labour, along with operating regulations and an operating plan.
     
  • In May 2022, the certificate of compliance with child labour regulations was approved in order to recognize and distinguish companies that have adopted and apply strategies for the protection of children's rights, the prevention of child labour and the protection of adolescent workers in their work areas and supply chains. This certificate is published in the Gazette under Agreement N. STSS-3172022.
     
  • Homologation of instruments to grant the certificate of compliance to 3 cooperatives.
     
  • Reactivation of participation in the commission of the Inter-institutional Commission against Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Persons in Honduras (CICEST).

International Instruments

Area Ilo Instrument Status Ratification date CEACR comments
Child Labour
C138
Ratification of C138 - Minimum Age Convention (1973)
In Force 09 Jun 1980
Child Labour, Forced Labour, Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery
C182
Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention (1999)
In Force 25 Oct 2001
Child Labour, Modern Slavery
C029
Forced Labour Convention (1930)
In Force 21 Feb 1957
Forced Labour, Modern Slavery
C105
Abolition of Forced Labour Convention (1957)
In Force 04 Aug 1958
Freedom of Association
C087
Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention (1948)
In Force 27 Jun 1956
Freedom of Association
C098
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention (1949)
In Force 27 Jun 1956
Discrimination
C100
Equal Remuneration Convention (1951)
In Force 09 Aug 1956
Discrimination
C111
Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention (1958)
In Force 20 Jun 1960
Sources: ILO Normlex & UN Treaty Collection
RESOURCES
Houndras
Honduras Informe de progreso anual de País Pionero Mayo 2021-Abril 2022