Our impact, their voices
17 July 2017
In natural disasters, many families fall into poverty, lose their homes and property, children lose their parents and become at risk of engaging in child labour. Prompt actions are required to help disaster-stricken families improve their livelihoods and ensure that children can go to school and be protected from child labour.
13 July 2017
Mohammed Liton, Shahnaz Parvin and Mohammed Rezaul Karim speak about their plans to migrate for work and the importance of vocational training.
03 July 2017
An ILO/China South-South project has led to an improvement in the sharing of labour market data and closer cooperation between the Cambodian government, workers’ and employers’ organizations.
16 June 2017
An ILO project in the southern Philippines shows how the spirit of the possible new ILO standard can be put into practice by lifting conflict-hit communities out of poverty through local economic development.
14 June 2017
Children are the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, natural disasters and extreme weather phenomena. Natural disasters and climate change can negatively affect children’s rights in many aspects such as health, educational access, nutrition, livelihoods and economic exploitation through child labour.
12 June 2017
How an ILO project in the Philippines addresses the consequences of climate change and child labour, while improving working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining.
09 June 2017
Breaking gender stereotypes and caste-barriers, Mina Bardewa not only started earning a means of livelihood, but also boosted her self-confidence after she got an opportunity to work as part of the Road Maintenance Group (RMG) in Nepal.
28 April 2017
Four years on since the disastrous collapse of the Rana Plaza building, have things changed in the Bangladesh garment industry? Taking the case of one relatively small manufacturer on the outskirts of Dhaka, the answer appears to be yes.
03 April 2017
An International Labour Organization programme benefits both businesses and workers through training that improves productivity and working conditions in Viet Nam.
15 March 2017
The eruption of Mt. Sinabung has changed the life of Basmadi Kapri Peranginangin. The disaster has ruined his village and livelihoods, but he has now risen with new hopes and dreams with his new business.