From the Philippines
21 August 2013
The coming into force of the Maritime Labour Convention on 20 August 2013 has particular resonance in the Philippines – the world’s leading supplier of seafarers. As a result, Filipino seafarers will see huge improvements to their working conditions on board ships.
Towards a child labour-free Jordan
14 August 2013
How a Jordanian teenager quit working as a car mechanic and returned to full-time education.
Indigenous Peoples’ rights
06 August 2013
Ahead of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People on August 9th, ILO News looks at how the ILO’s Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169), is helping an indigenous tribe in north-eastern Peru to make their voices heard.
02 August 2013
Though it is banned by the government and has all but disappeared from certain locations, bonded labour persists in some parts of the country.
31 July 2013
The ILO teams up with the local authorities to help remove and prevent children from entering child labour in urban and rural areas in five states.
Entrepreneurship in Indonesia
19 July 2013
In one of the remotest parts of Indonesia, devastated by a tsunami, an ILO business training programme has helped one young woman develop talents she never knew she had, and open up new horizons for her community.
12 July 2013
How an ILO programme in Malawi supports hundreds of young people facing high risks of HIV infection to become entrepreneurs.
03 July 2013
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping to combat sexual harassment in garment factories in Jordan, through its Better Work programme.
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.