ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. Domestic workers' rights: Let's keep the momentum

    27 January 2015

    More than 5.24 million domestic workers live in Africa. Around 70 per cent of domestic workers across Africa are women. Very few of the estimated 53 million domestic workers worldwide are covered by labour laws.

  2. From war to peace: Socio-economic reintegration of ex-combatants in the DRC

    27 January 2015

    Providing assistance to support the transition from military to civilian life is a central component of ILO’s work in post-conflict situations in order to rebuild communities.

  3. Consolidating peace through Trade Unions in Guinea

    26 January 2015

    The ILO enhances the capacities of Guinean Trade Unions to strengthen their role in preventing conflict and consolidating peace.

Key resources

  1. Youth Employment

    Youth Employment for Sustainable Development: Kenya

    Empowering young men and women through creation and development of Micro and Small Enterprises

  2. Child labour

    Accelerating Action Against Child Labour in Africa

    Building on experience and results to focus on key priorities for ensuring rapid, sustainable and long-lasting impact.

  3. Decent Work

    Implementing the Decent Work Agenda in West Africa

    Promoting youth employment, entrepreneurship and green jobs while protecting women and gender equality in the world of work.

Video Highlights

Domestic workers' rights: let's keep the momentum
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