17 June 2013
The World of Work magazine of the ILO travelled to the “Golden Land” for a first-hand account of the progress so far – and the challenges that remain – as Myanmar turns a corner on the road towards democratization.
14 June 2013
The ILO’s infrastructure project on the Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar, not only re-established access to villages devastated by cyclone Nargis in 2008 but also gave rise to a bustling community life.
World Day Against Child Labour 2013
12 June 2013
When Farzana Hassan began teaching a handful of child labourers at an ILO project in Pakistan, she never imagined that, years later, she would have turned her classroom into a fully-fledged college for girls.
10 June 2013
A non-profit organization set up in response to the devastation caused by cyclone Nargis employs women to run small businesses that benefit poor communities.
Green jobs in Indonesia
29 May 2013
The ILO is working with local communities on the Indonesian island of Borneo on a green jobs programme that is helping to rehabilitate a partly-destroyed peat swamp forest.
22 May 2013
The International Labour Organization is working with the Jordanian government and its social partners to help narrow the pay gap between men and women.
14 May 2013
A recent seminar organized by the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities and the ILO’s Cooperative Branch brought together researchers and practitioners from around the world to talk about some of the issues and experiences that cooperatives are facing today.
13 May 2013
There are almost 200 million persons with intellectual disabilities in the world. For many of them, finding a stable job represents a major challenge. In Li’s case, a little help has made a big difference.
03 May 2013
A young couple and their new baby are the first beneficiaries of a national health insurance scheme which now extends to migrant brick kiln workers at risk of bondage, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
23 April 2013
Rock quarries are among the most dangerous workplaces in Viet Nam. The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping enhance self-inspection and training on occupational safety and health (OSH) to try to make work in the quarries healthier and safer.