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Acta Historica Tallinnensia
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Protection of Children, Young People, and Women at Work in Estonia in the Context of Conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO), 1919–1940; pp. 165–195

Full article in PDF format | 10.3176/hist.2021.1.06

Author
Maie Pihlamägi

Abstract

The International Labour Organization (ILO) established in 1919 was active in the creation of legal norms for certain work standards and coordinated the cooperation of member states, so that these norms would be transformed into general standards that would be followed in all states and which would be a precondition for securing permanent social peace in the world. One of the basic tasks of the ILO was to protect the most vulnerable on the labour market – children, young people, and women by creating for them appropriate conditions of work. The article deals with the ILO international standards for the protection of these groups, the adoption of the international standards by Estonia, and the effect of these standards on Estonian legislation.


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