Pathfinder country

Republic of Congo

SDG indicator 8.7.1 Proportion of children engaged in economic activity
With household chores - age 5-17 (2015) Without household chores - age 5-17 (2015)
Total 10.842 % 14.125 %
Female 11.738 % 14.828 %
Male 9.929 % 13.409 %
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
6.90%
Before age 15 (2015)
27.30%
Before age 18 (2015)
Latest ratifications - View all
C111
26 Nov 1999
Ratified
C182
23 Aug 2002
Ratified
C155
26 Oct 2023
Ratified
SDG indicator 16.2.2 Number of victims of human trafficking per 100,000 population
2008
2009
0.36
2010
1.24
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
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
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
Sources: UN SDG & ILO Normlex

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Priorities

Under this priority, actions planned include: conducting a legal review of national instruments related to SDG target 8.7 issues and proposing amendments to ensure their alignment with SDG target 8.7; finalizing the revision of the Labour Code; developing and adopting a National Employment Policy; revising the Hazardous Child Labour List; harmonizing the Merchant Shipping Code with the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (2006); strengthening cooperation mechanisms between home and destination countries of victims of trafficking in persons, of modern slavery, forced labour and of the worst forms of child labour.

Pathfinder international_instruments table

Area Ilo Instrument Status Ratification date CEACR comments
Child Labour
C138
Ratification of C138 - Minimum Age Convention (1973)
In Force 26 Nov 1999
Child Labour, Forced Labour, Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery
C182
Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention (1999)
In Force 23 Aug 2002
Child Labour, Modern Slavery
C029
Forced Labour Convention (1930)
In Force 10 Nov 1960
Forced Labour, Modern Slavery
C105
Abolition of Forced Labour Convention (1957)
In Force 26 Nov 1999
Child Labour, Forced Labour, Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery
C143
Migrant Workers (Supplementary Provisions) Convention (1975)
Not In Force 26 Oct 2023
Freedom of Association
C087
Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention (1948)
In Force 10 Nov 1960
Freedom of Association
C098
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention (1949)
In Force 26 Nov 1999
Discrimination
C100
Equal Remuneration Convention (1951)
In Force 26 Nov 1999
Discrimination
C111
Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention (1958)
In Force 26 Nov 1999
Occupational Safety and Health
C155
Occupational Safety and Health Convention (1981)
Not In Force 26 Oct 2023
Sources: ILO Normlex & UN Treaty Collection
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