ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. Maternity protection at work: It matters to everyone

    11 May 2018

    Maternity Protection is a fundamental right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is defined in ILO international labour standards. Listen to why maternity protection is everyone’s business.

  2. “Change starts in your mind”: How Tsehay Berhane found an alternative to migration

    07 May 2018

    Migrants – mostly women – account for more than 80 per cent of domestic workers in the Arab states, which is the highest percentage globally.

  3. Placing jobs at the heart of the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy III

    24 April 2018

    With the support of the ILO, government officials, cooperating partners, workers’ and employers’ organizations met in Malawi to share ideas on the implementation of the new National Employment Policy (NELP) with a view to linking it to the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS III).

Key resources

  1. Report

    Labour Migration Statistics in Africa

    A first of its kind study spearheaded by the African Union and the ILO to efficiently respond to the current deficit in official and reliable migration data.

  2. Social protection

    Social protection for social cohesion

    Why Social protection is not a luxury but an investment in productivity for Africa’s sustainable development.

  3. Labour Migration

    Labour Migration Governance in Africa

    How to link migration and mobility issues of Africa with sustainable development goals.

  4. The ILO helps protect rights and
deliver HIV prevention, treatment, care and support

    HIV/ADIS

    Fighting AIDS and transforming lives in Africa

    The ILO, in partnership with Sida, implemented an innovative economic empowerment program for vulnerable communities in Southern and East Africa.