05 December 2013
Nupur Howlader is Bangladesh's only nationally-qualified female welder. An ILO-EU skills training programme has given her the chance to both earn a better living and challenge gender stereotypes.
01 November 2013
Workers in Jordan’s Qualified Industrial Zones have held numerous strikes over the past years to protest against what they perceive as labour rights violations. A new collective bargaining agreement is now aiming to improve the situation.
24 October 2013
Six months on from the Rana Plaza building collapse, the ILO is helping survivors develop new skills and find jobs. Three workers who survived the tragedy talked to ILO News about their way back into employment.
15 October 2013
Changing perceptions is sometimes the biggest challenge when it comes to fighting child labour. But dialogue and cooperation is always a good start.
01 October 2013
In a country where 75 per cent of the population live in rural areas and 40 per cent are below the poverty line, improving a short stretch of road can mean more jobs and a better quality of life for rural workers and their families.
18 September 2013
The recruitment agency association in Viet Nam is piloting a self-regulatory tool to promote fair competition and better protect migrant workers.
Cash for Work
13 September 2013
The International Labour Organization is playing a critical role in helping a Fijian coastal community rebuild its flooded village.
Post-2015 Development Agenda
12 September 2013
For almost one year, more than one million people from around the globe shared their ideas about the shape and content of the future global development agenda. Those ideas are now reflected in a major UN report.
28 August 2013
The ILO and Chilean employers are working together to raise awareness of the positive impact that people with disabilities (*) can have on enterprises.
Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
23 August 2013
With the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 now in force, ratifying countries, like Vietnam, are turning to implementation.