Our impact, their voices
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.
07 February 2018
Labour inspection is more than just visiting workplaces. With the support of the ILO, the Philippines has been implementing labour inspectorate reforms and developing tools that can make a real difference in the lives of workers and employers.
17 January 2018
An ILO programme is helping garment factories in Bangladesh improve safety and minimize the risk of another tragedy like the one that claimed more than 1,100 lives in 2013.
31 December 2017
Social dialogue training builds empathy between employers and workers in Bangladesh
08 December 2017
Despite being the youngest nation in Asia, Timor-Leste is taking a proactive and coordinated approach to ensure a better life for its citizens with a national Social Protection Strategy for 2017-2030.