Our impact, their voices
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.
09 August 2018
ILO’s Canadian funded Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project facilitates workplace inclusion by making training accessible to disadvantaged groups such as poor women, persons with disabilities, indigenous youth.
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.