Our impact, their voices

2018

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Summary of the work of the Committees of the 107th International Labour Conference

    08 June 2018

  4. Boosting Cambodian workers’ competitive edge with green and safety competencies

    04 June 2018

    Anticipating the skills needed for the transition to greener economies is one of the many actions called for by a recent report of the ILO. Cambodian vocational education schools have started to introduce ‘green’ and occupational safety and health competencies in their course with the support of the ILO.

  5. Safety matters: More to life after Haiyan

    21 May 2018

    Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).

  6. “Change starts in your mind”: How Tsehay Berhane found an alternative to migration

    07 May 2018

    Migrants – mostly women – account for more than 80 per cent of domestic workers in the Arab states, which is the highest percentage globally.

  7. Why are youth at risk?

    27 April 2018

    Did you know that young workers suffer up to 40% more work-related injuries than older workers? Explore this InfoStory to learn more about occupational safety and health for young people.

  8. Indonesian youth champion safety and health at work

    27 April 2018

    The ILO’s work to promote youth engagement in occupational safety and health (OSH) in Indonesia has inspired young people to carry out their own initiatives and make a difference in their local communities.

  9. Bosnia: A partnership to create jobs

    19 April 2018

    Local employment partnerships have proved to be a promising approach to create jobs for the long-term unemployed and provide businesses with a skilled workforce in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  10. Tackling commercial sexual exploitation of children on Madagascar’s beaches

    12 April 2018

    Poverty and lack of employment prospects make many teenage girls in coastal areas of Madagascar vulnerable to becoming trapped in commercial sexual exploitation. An ILO project supports community efforts to fight against the problem, one of the worst forms of child labour.