March 2019

  1. International Women's Day 2019

    Women receive UN recognition for innovative approach towards gender equality

    14 March 2019

    To mark International Women’s Day 2019, the UN honored three Bangladeshi women who defied tradition, challenged gender stereotypes and social barriers put in front of them because they are women, and became a successful community activist, an entrepreneur and an employee in a non-traditional sector, empowering many others on the way.

  2. Publication

    ILO Report on Decent Work Deficits in Domestic Work in Bangladesh

    04 March 2019

    This paper presents the findings of an evidence-based study on decent work deficits in domestic work in Bangladesh. It analyses the perceptions of 500 domestic workers surveyed in Dhaka, among them 375 serve as live-in and 125 as live-out domestic workers.

February 2019

  1. Our impact, Their voices

    Green jobs: a sustainable path out of poverty for Bangladesh

    05 February 2019

    Despite economic growth, the pace of poverty reduction has slowed and the country still ranks 173 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index. According to the ILO’s research, millions of jobs could be created with the right policies to promote a greener economy.

January 2019

  1. Social protection

    Employment Injury Insurance Scheme for Bangladesh (English)

    09 January 2019

  2. Publication

    Sustainability Compact for the Bangladesh RMG Industry

    03 January 2019

December 2018

  1. Promoting Social Dialogue and Harmonious Industrial Relations in Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment Industry

    SDIR Project update: December 2018

    31 December 2018

  2. Bangladesh

    Breaking gender barriers in the World of Work

    18 December 2018

    The 15 women featured in this book illustrate the boundaries that have broken down and the massive difference that a basic skills-training programme can make.

  3. Event

    ILO and Switzerland agreed to continue support for initiatives on decent work for migrant workers

    12 December 2018

    ILO and The Embassy of Switzerland will continue to support the Government of Bangladesh, to operationalize the policy and legal measures developed with the assistance of the earlier initiatives through the Phase II of ‘Application of Migration Policy for Decent Work for Migrant Workers’ project.

  4. Tripartism and social dialogue in Bangladesh

    Taking social dialogue to the next level

    12 December 2018

  5. Tripartism and social dialogue in Bangladesh

    Navigating successful trade unions

    12 December 2018