Impact stories

Our impact, their voices

  1. Legal protection for domestic workers in Makassar

    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.

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    Better Work Viet Nam challenges sexual harassment across the factory floor

    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.

  3. Enhancing access to new skills for vulnerable workers in Bangladesh

    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.

  4. Serving up success for disabled job seekers in Bangladesh

    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.

  5. Recognizing the potential of people with intellectual disabilities at workplace

    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.

  6. Fair Recruitment – It is possible!

    14 June 2018

    The ILO Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment helps Nepali migrant workers seek foreign employment fairly and safely.

  7. Boosting Cambodian workers’ competitive edge with green and safety competencies

    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.

  8. Safety matters: More to life after Haiyan

    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).

  9. Indonesian youth champion safety and health at work

    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.

  10. The two Cs to success: Communication and Cooperation

    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.