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Impact and people

2022

  1. Routes to success for youth through digital skills and apprenticeship

    28 October 2022

    The ILO’s digital skills training and apprenticeship programmes have provided two young Indonesians with a better opportunity for skilled jobs in animation industry.

  2. Towards SDG Target 8.7: prevention and elimination of child labour in Burkina Faso’s cotton production sector.

    25 October 2022

    Child labour is present in the garment, textile and cotton supply chain in multiple countries around the world. It is found particularly in Africa and Asia where cotton production systems are labour intensive and/or are dominated by small-holder farms.

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    Stress management programme key to ramping up labour productivity in Indonesia

    24 October 2022

    Better Work Indonesia helps managers and workers to self-diagnose and resolve problems through training among other approaches.

  4. Resilience and growth aided by digital tools and inspiring female friendships

    19 October 2022

    Sirintra Jittrawong is a Thai entrepreneur juggling not one, but two separate businesses. Always looking to expand her skillset and help those around her, Sirintra demonstrates the powerful role women play in their business communities.

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    Hoping for improvements after 27 years working at sea

    18 October 2022

    After 27 years working at sea, Sukarno’s working life remains the same— constant, hard work with few, short breaks. His hope is to work on land, close to his family.

  6. The importance of early warning systems in disaster risk reduction

    13 October 2022

    It is not enough for an early warning system to correctly identify an incoming hazard, it must also ensure that the populations and sectors that are at risk can receive the alert, understand it, and most importantly, act on it.

  7. Detention of foreign fishing vessel in South Africa follows ILO training on forced labour

    10 October 2022

  8. Occupational safety and health enhance the business resilience of Indonesian SMEs

    10 October 2022

    The risk assessment service provided by the ILO’s Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces has helped Indonesia small- and medium-sized enterprises survive the pandemic. Two resilient businesswomen shared their survival journeys.

  9. © ILO/OIT Belinda Japhet 2022

    Voices: Failing in school is not failing in life

    04 October 2022

    After 25 years of on-the-job experience as a welder in Zanzibar, Tanzania, 53-year-old Hussein Juma Hassan had his skills formally recognized. The certification process has helped him realise the value of his skills and also increased his income. Now he wants to give back to his community and train young people to become welders.

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    In Morocco, a renewed hope for former child domestic workers

    27 September 2022

    Meet Ghizlan. At age 12 she worked as a child domestic worker when she should have been attending school. See how Morocco is changing laws and attitudes to protect children like Ghizlan.