27 March 2014
The ILO and its partners use apprenticeship programmes to fight youth unemployment in Jordan.
08 March 2014
To mark International Women’s Day, the ILO reflects on the progress that has been made and what still needs to be done to achieve gender equality in the workplace. Follow two women, an Indian CEO and a US school teacher, whose experiences shed an interesting light on the common challenges facing women across the globe.
05 March 2014
The ILO’s efforts to build the employment and livelihoods of Jordanian communities hosting Syrian refugees have begun to bear fruit.
01 November 2013
Workers in Jordan’s Qualified Industrial Zones have held numerous strikes over the past years to protest against what they perceive as labour rights violations. A new collective bargaining agreement is now aiming to improve the situation.
25 October 2013
The organization’s executive body discusses the measures that countries have adopted since the adoption of the ILO’s Domestic Workers Convention, as well as the steps that are needed to achieve decent working conditions for the world’s 53 million domestic workers.
14 August 2013
How a Jordanian teenager quit working as a car mechanic and returned to full-time education.
03 July 2013
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping to combat sexual harassment in garment factories in Jordan, through its Better Work programme.
03 June 2013
Adapted from “Overcoming the work-inexperience gap through quality apprenticeships – the ILO’s contribution” by Michael Axmann and Christine Hofmann, ILO Skills and Employability Department
22 May 2013
The International Labour Organization is working with the Jordanian government and its social partners to help narrow the pay gap between men and women.
20 March 2013
For many workers in the Lebanese private sector, reaching retirement age means facing an uncertain future with little access to social protection. But that’s about to change thanks to the collaborative work of the government, its social partners, the ILO and the World Bank.