11 January 2018
Listen to the inspiring stories of women in Pakistan who have carved a place for themselves in the world of work. Their experiences are part of a Canadian-funded ILO project, which aims to promote gender equality at work and enhance women’s skills and employability in Pakistan.
22 December 2017
Thanks to an ILO/China South South cooperation project, people like Phatt Veng and Vatsana Latthaphon can benefit from the improved employment services in their countries. Their lives have changed for the better.
18 December 2017
To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. These guidelines help inform the work of the ILO, other organisations, national legislatures and the social partners to promote and ensure fair recruitment.
29 November 2017
The ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2017-19 provides recent data on social protection systems around the world, and monitors progress towards achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. It shows that more efforts are needed to extend coverage in many countries, but achieving universal social protection is possible.
09 October 2017
The ILO looks at six key ingredients to promote sustainable enterprises and have a win-win situation of high competitiveness and decent work. Find out more in the ILO’s 2017 report: “World Employment and Social Outlook – Sustainable enterprises and jobs: Formal enterprises and decent work”.
02 October 2017
From a Russian retiree supplementing his pension as a freelance taxi driver, to a Greek handball player re-trained as an office clerk in Germany and a new mother working from home in the UK, here are some of the experiences of people making their way through the world of work in Europe and Central Asia.
21 August 2017
On 21 August, the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius will launch the high-level Global Commission on the Future of Work, the second stage in the ILO’s Future of Work Initiative.
15 June 2017
The gap between women’s aspirations and the realities of the labour market mean there is still much to do to achieve a better future for women at work.
14 June 2017
Authors Steven Tobin and Sheena Yoon present the World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) – Trends for Women, 2017, explaining the employment gains and losses women have made in the past year as well as the barriers they face entering and staying in today’s labour market.
12 June 2017
Conflicts and disasters have a devastating impact on people’s lives. They push millions of children into child labour or into the hands of traffickers. Working together, we can accelerate action to end child labour in areas affected by conflicts and disasters.