Our impact, their voices
05 September 2019
Timor-Leste needs to promote sustainable, inclusive employment and growth in its rural areas, where 70 per cent of the population live, if it is to achieve its development targets. To help, an ILO infrastructure project is finding work for women and those with disabilities in the agro-forestry sector.
04 September 2019
The UN Climate Action Summit (23 September) will consider the social and economic consequences of moving to a more sustainable economy. Without proper planning millions of livelihoods – particularly of poor and vulnerable workers – are threatened. An ILO project in Bangladesh has shown that the right policies can protect the environment, improve workers’ lives and promote a greener economy.
30 August 2019
Viet Nam's social insurance reform looks into various options to develop a multi-tiered structure which offers support to working parents of newborns in compulsory and voluntary system.
15 August 2019
An industry-based apprenticeship programme in Indonesia is creating employment opportunities for young workers and a new generation of workers for industry.
01 August 2019
A worker-management committee has helped improve facilities for new mothers in one of Indonesia’s leading garment factories, while boosting productivity.
12 June 2019
By working with local communities an ILO project in Bangladesh has succeeded in removing 2,000 children from child labour.
06 June 2019
Women in Viet Nam spend fewer years working, have lower pensions, yet live longer. To counter the problems brought by this retirement gender gap, the ILO is helping Viet Nam bring its labour laws closer to international labour standards.
01 May 2019
The wide reaching benefits of SCORE Training Safety & Health at Work explained in a successful case study in Viet Nam..
05 March 2019
Migration should be safe and fair for all women migrant workers. Bui Thao My explains the difference a knowledgeable and supportive network can make while working abroad.
07 February 2019
A new ILO programme helps girls and women access quality employment in STEM-related sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand. In a report from the Philippines, a programme scholar explains how she took a chance on a new future at work.