Our impact, their voices


  1. © Ihor Yosypiv 2018

    How the ILO helps to prevent mining accidents in Ukraine

    22 June 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.

  2. “Now I fend for myself, this makes a big difference”

    22 June 2018

    The ILO wage subsidy programme supports employers who recruit and train young people, helping them to enter the labour market.

  3. The reality of violence at work in Madagascar

    19 June 2018

    While workplace violence can differ depending on a country’s development level, the most common forms occur everywhere. In the poorest countries, unacceptable practices are often exacerbated by poverty. We looked at the situation in Madagascar.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    08 June 2018

  7. 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.

  8. 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).

  9. “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.

  10. 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.