11 March 2013
Making the Web accessible to people with disabilities is the right thing to do. For a business, it can also mean added revenue and protection from lawsuits.
06 March 2013
To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, which focuses on ‘violence against women’, the ILO is highlighting the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace – an often subtle but disturbing form of aggression.
01 March 2013
How entrepreneurship enabled an Afghan woman to create a successful company and help other women do the same.
25 February 2013
One woman’s success story shows how green entrepreneurship could be an answer to both youth unemployment and environmental degradation in Africa.
21 February 2013
Countries have stepped up their efforts to fight piracy and warlordism in Somalia. The ILO has partnered with other UN agencies to address the root causes of the conflicts: chronic unemployment and a lack of prospects for youth.
07 February 2013
Agriculture will be critical to future economic growth in Egypt, says the ILO – but only if the laws on farmers’ co-ops are reformed.
31 January 2013
Ethnic minority women face double discrimination in the workplace because of their race and their gender. Many fail at the application stage simply because of their names.
Disaster response in the Philippines
25 January 2013
Almost two months after Typhoon Bopha slammed the Philippines, survivors are still struggling to rebuild their lives. The ILO is helping give communities new livelihood prospects, but renewed flooding has affected aid efforts.
Safety at work
18 January 2013
Vast amounts of electrical and electronic waste end up in developing countries where the recycling methods are often hazardous. Integrating informal e-waste operations into the formal sector can help make the process safer, according to an ILO study titled "The global impact of e-waste".
11 January 2013
Against all the odds, domestic workers around the world have joined forces to push for better working conditions.