Occupational safety and health in the construction sector
31 July 2015
In the jungles of Papua, Indonesia, an ILO-supported programme has helped construction workers and employers understand why safety is important, and how they can make simple, practical changes.
29 July 2015
A new ILO study exposes the pitfalls of labour migration for women domestic workers both within India and abroad and provides policy-makers and service providers with deeper insight into the nature of forced labour and trafficking in the region.
Garment industry in Cambodia
27 July 2015
Cambodia’s garment and footwear sector has continued to perform solidly in 2014 and the first quarter of 2015. Exports continued to grow along with employment and workers’ average wages, a new ILO analysis finds.
15 July 2015
The Peruvian Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Luis Enrique Chavez Basagoitia shared his thoughts on opportunities for humanity that can be provided by the green economy; challenges that developing countries, including Peru, must overcome and the key role of technology. He also spoke about the joint appeal of Peru and France in the lead-up to major talks on climate change at the end of this year.
02 July 2015
As the world celebrates the International Day of Cooperatives, ILO News looks at how one cooperative in Brooklyn, New York, is offering migrants a dignified and sustainable way to make a decent living.
29 June 2015
How the ILO supports companies in India to adopt workplace HIV/AIDS programmes benefitting workers and their families and communities.
26 June 2015
Reaching high coverage, the first labour force survey in Myanmar in a quarter century will provide results in October that will shape the country’s employment policy.
International Domestic Workers’ Day
16 June 2015
One woman’s courage led to greater protection for domestic workers in South Africa. Her struggle illustrates the challenges faced by all vulnerable workers.
11 June 2015
Alimjan’s mother did not see any harm in her son’s work, even though he was still a child. On the contrary, she believed that the sooner he learned how to earn money, the better. Read about how an ILO project helped get a boy out of child labour and into school.
World Day Against Child Labour
10 June 2015
To mark World Day Against Child Labour, Thailand's biggest rock stars have worked with the International Labour Organization on the first national language cover version of the song 'Til Everyone Can See.