Our impact, their voices
05 February 2019
Despite economic growth, the pace of poverty reduction has slowed and the country still ranks 173 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index. According to the ILO’s research, millions of jobs could be created with the right policies to promote a greener economy.
21 December 2018
SCORE Training’s “unique and holistic approach” has assisted over 1,300 of BEDO’s members to develop and upgrade their manufacturing businesses in Indonesia.
18 December 2018
The ILO 2016 study showed that only 10 percent of transgender persons work in the formal economy. An ILO training course improved and strengthened entrepreneur and business skills of transgender persons.
13 December 2018
In Myanmar’s Rakhine State, the ILO is supporting the local government and the Department of technical vocational training (TVET) to put in place inclusive skills development programmes not only to help local job seekers boosting their skills and finding employment, but also to rebuild trust among communities segregated by discrimination and violence.
11 December 2018
Garment manufacturing involves various operations carried out by different operators at different stations. If not executed efficiently, these operations may jeopardize productivity, cause economic loss, and ultimately damage workplace relations.
15 November 2018
Transgender persons still face the highest level of discrimination in society, including access to training and employment opportunities. An ILO training course gave transgender persons the opportunity to improve their financial management skills with a view to supporting their employability and increasing their entrepreneurial opportunities.
05 November 2018
With determination, detergent and the support of the ILO project promoting local empowerment through economic development in Sri Lanka, a group of women-headed households have gained social and economic power.
03 October 2018
A Philippine youth champion finds an innovative way to improve her fellow millennials’ knowledge about occupational safety and health.
02 October 2018
South Sulawesi Province recently issued a Governor Regulation on the Protection of Domestic Workers. It took about 1.5 years of consultations and advocacies organized by local NGOs and domestic workers union, with support from the ILO’s Promoting Decent Work for Domestic Workers (PROMOTE) Project.
14 September 2018
Still an underreported issue in the country, the joint programme of the ILO and the International Finance Cooperation (IFC), sheds light on the nature of harassment in the workplace and ways to tackle it.