International Women’s Day 2014
05 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.
International labour standards
04 March 2014
We need to step up the speed of change to better protect domestic workers throughout the world, says ILO Wage Specialist Malte Luebker six months after the entry into force of ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers.
28 February 2014
How an ILO supported project helped a local community to improve their farming practices, develop their market access, create jobs and support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Liverpool University news
27 February 2014
26 February 2014
The first modern Albanian employment centre opened last month to provide better services to jobseekers, particularly migrant workers returning to Albania from crisis countries in Europe.
25 February 2014
How the ILO contributes to women’s empowerment, job creation and economic growth in Uganda through business management skills.
24 February 2014
Interview with Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, Director, ILO International Labour Standards Department, ILO, Geneva
17 February 2014
The Social Protection Floor is a global social policy approach promoting integrated strategies for ensuring access to essential social services and income security for all.
17 February 2014
Millions of workers have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation, many of whom were in a vulnerable situation in the first place. The ILO has been responding by providing emergency employment programmes to help restore sustainable livelihoods. Several workers talked to ILO News on how they are trying to rebuild their lives.
14 February 2014
The agricultural sector has a huge potential to create jobs but needs to polish its image in order to attract more young people. To do this, governments should provide relevant education and training.