ILO Country Office for Ethiopia and Somalia
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  1. ILO Country Office for Ethiopia and Somalia
    Africa Hall, 6th Floor, Menelik II Avenue
    Addis Ababa
    P.O.Box 2788
    Fax:Fax:+251-11-5445573, +251-11-5513633
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ILO Country Office for Ethiopia and Somalia

Women Entrepreneurship
ILO will mark the Month of Women Entrepreneurs in Somaliland with key events to highlight milestones and achievements of Somali women engaged in small and medium size enterprises.

What's new

  1. Child labour in Somaliland: A rapid assessment in Hargeisa, Burao and Borama

    31 March 2014

    This report presents findings from a rapid appraisal conducted in the Somaliland main cities of Hargeisa, Burao and Borama. The study sought to characterize the working children, establish the types of work that children engage in, determine the pathways into and causes of child labour, as well as establish the living and working conditions, and perceptions of the community on child labour.

  2. Youth for Change Briefing

    11 March 2014

    Youth for Change joint initiative targets 2000 at-risk youth, youth associated with armed groups, and youth in conflict with the law. However, the Y4C also includes restorative justice, (understood as support for Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism and Community Correction which provides the framework for alternatives to detention and Rehabilitation, Integration and Reconciliation).

  3. Capacity Building Initiatives to benefit Business Development Service Providers in Service Delivery

    04 February 2014

    Business Development Service training for Women Entrepreneurs’ took place at Man- Soor Hotel in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

Key resources

  1. Child Labour

    Entrepreneurship and apprenticeship training for former child labourers in Kenya

    Major highlights of a study on entrepreneurship skills training in Kisumu and Nairobi cities, Kenya

  2. Growth and Equality

    Kenya: Making quality employment the driver of development

    Analyses on the growing disconnect between growth and job creation and its detrimental consequences in Kenya

  3. Ending child labor in domestic work

    The report makes a call to end child labour in domestic work and to provide adequate protection to young workers, of legal working age, against abusive working conditions in domestic work.

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