Our impact, their voices
01 August 2018
For people with disabilities in Bangladesh, finding a job can be a huge challenge. Yet attitudes are changing, as the private sector increasingly sees the benefits of hiring disabled workers.
05 July 2018
An employment opportunity is what needed by people with intellectual disabilities. Having a job means that they can participate in and contribute to the labour market.
14 June 2018
The ILO Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment helps Nepali migrant workers seek foreign employment fairly and safely.
04 June 2018
Anticipating the skills needed for the transition to greener economies is one of the many actions called for by a recent report of the ILO. Cambodian vocational education schools have started to introduce ‘green’ and occupational safety and health competencies in their course with the support of the ILO.
21 May 2018
Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).
27 April 2018
The ILO’s work to promote youth engagement in occupational safety and health (OSH) in Indonesia has inspired young people to carry out their own initiatives and make a difference in their local communities.
04 April 2018
Full participation and effective communication mechanisms can unlock frontline workers’ potential and improve productivity. A Chinese enterprise participating in the ILO’s SCORE programme provides a leading example of the benefits of workplace inclusivity.
29 March 2018
The Better Work programme helps improve working conditions in garment factories, while making the sector more competitive.
22 March 2018
Cooperatives have enjoyed success in Sri Lanka. By banding together, farmers and fishermen have been able to access markets, enjoy the advantages of collective purchasing and marketing, tap credit facilities and access social welfare programs.
20 March 2018
The abolition of bonded labour has encouraged gender equality in Nepal. The ILO’s Bridge Project in Nepal supports workers’ transition from bonded labour to decent work and provides women with skills in traditionally masculine areas of work.