Our impact, their voices

2018

  1. Ghana: Thinking outside the box gives public insurance scheme a huge boost

    14 August 2018

    The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility has helped Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme save money and improve customer service.

  2. Disadvantaged youth turn away from gang violence through skills' training in northern Madagascar

    06 August 2018

    In the first of a series of articles to mark International Youth Day on 12 August, we focus on an ILO-funded project that has been supporting efforts to curb urban violence and restore peace in the coastal town of Diégo Suarez.

  3. © Michael Coghlan 2018

    Crowdworking in Ukraine: A success for some but concerns for others

    02 August 2018

    Translator, Julia Gotra, has made a success of working on a digital labour platform. However, an ILO report on online work in Ukraine shows that there are also risks associated with this new flexible way of working.

  4. Serving up success for disabled job seekers in Bangladesh

    01 August 2018

    For people with disabilities in Bangladesh, finding a job can be a huge challenge. Yet attitudes are changing, as the private sector increasingly sees the benefits of hiring disabled workers.

  5. Jordan: Migrant workers find ways to access justice

    30 July 2018

    The combination of effective grievance procedures and action taken by a pioneering Workers’ Centre is helping to put an end to the abuse of migrant workers in Jordan.

  6. “Today, I own my business and I know how to protect myself from HIV infection”

    23 July 2018

    An ILO project in Tanzania helps women to become financially independent while at the same time provides them with training on HIV prevention.

  7. Young people from Kinshasa start their own businesses

    11 July 2018

    Thanks to an ILO programme, young Congolese women and men from modest backgrounds have been trained in entrepreneurship – sometimes with significant results.

  8. © Ihor Yosypiv 2018

    How the ILO helps prevent mining accidents in Ukraine

    09 July 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.

  9. Myanmar ginger farmers trained on safer and healthier practices

    06 July 2018

    A group of 35 ginger famers and government officials from Myanmar’s Shan State received a week-long training to help reduce the health risks associated with their workplace and improve their agricultural practices.

  10. © Alcaldía de Cali 2018

    Colombia: ‘Capital of Salsa’ looks to tourism to create jobs

    03 July 2018

    Colombia plans to use some of its peace dividend to boost its tourism sector that had struggled during decades of conflict. An ILO study looks at how the city of Cali can promote tourism, and, as a result, generate jobs.