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June 2018

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    Impact stories

    How the ILO helps to prevent mining accidents in Ukraine

    22 June 2018

    Ukraine is among the countries with the highest rates of work accidents in mines. Therefore the ILO trains miners on the prevention of accidents in the industry.

  2. Our impact, their voices

    “Now I fend for myself, this makes a big difference”

    22 June 2018

    The ILO wage subsidy programme supports employers who recruit and train young people, helping them to enter the labour market.

  3. World Congress of the UNI Global Union, Liverpool

    Don’t let the new brutalism shape our future

    19 June 2018

    In a speech to the World Congress of the UNI Global Union in Liverpool, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says we need a future of work with labour rights, inclusion, social justice, decent work, sustainability and democracy.

  4. Our impact, their voices

    The reality of violence at work in Madagascar

    19 June 2018

    While workplace violence can differ depending on a country’s development level, the most common forms occur everywhere. In the poorest countries, unacceptable practices are often exacerbated by poverty. We looked at the situation in Madagascar.

  5. Our impact, their voices

    Fair Recruitment – It is possible!

    14 June 2018

    The ILO Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment helps Nepali migrant workers seek foreign employment fairly and safely.

  6. World Day Against Child Labour

    B-roll: Giving Madagascar’s child domestic workers a second chance

    12 June 2018

    In Madagascar, driven by poverty and lack of opportunity, many children work as domestic workers in conditions that can be dangerous for their health and safety. A project of the International Labour Organization aims to reduce the number of children in domestic work through awareness-raising and skills training.

  7. World Day Against Child Labour

    B-roll: Kailash Satyarthi - If the world can reach out to Mars, why can’t we reach out to every child who is in danger?

    12 June 2018

    “Today we know that the number of child labourers has decreased from more than 250 million to 152 million. So a lot has been achieved but it is not enough. If the world can reach out to Mars, why can’t we reach out to every single child who is in danger?” says Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of the Global March Against Child Labour.

  8. World Day Against Child Labour

    Giving Madagascar’s child domestic workers a second chance

    12 June 2018

    In Madagascar, driven by poverty and lack of opportunity, many children work as domestic workers in conditions that can be dangerous for their health and safety. A project of the International Labour Organization aims to reduce the number of children in domestic work through awareness-raising and skills training.

  9. World Day against Child Labour

    Towards the urgent elimination of hazardous child labour

    12 June 2018

    “Children are more vulnerable to risk than adults. Urgent action is needed to ensure no child under the age of 18 is in hazardous child labour,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour.

  10. Our impact, their voices

    Poverty leads children from Madagascar to work in dangerous conditions

    12 June 2018

    Almost half of the 152 million victims of child labour – 73 million – toil in hazardous work. In Madagascar, children in child labour in brickmaking and in domestic work, are among those who need to be protected.