24 June 2016
Timor-Leste’s long journey to independence eroded large segments of the economy and infrastructure. Despite recent and rapid oil-fuelled growth, poverty has remained acute with half the population living on less than a dollar a day.
02 May 2016
Breaking the cycle of poverty can be done through the development of disadvantaged areas and creating opportunities for the local population. In Tunisia, the ILO has launched a series of projects in these areas using a participative approach that includes beneficiaries in their implementation. Young people are central to this process, as the school to work transition determines an adult’s chances to escape poverty.
01 December 2011
Gender inequality and HIV/AIDS are inextricably linked. Women account for just over 50 per cent of all people living with HIV.
Latest issues of the World of Work magazine
26 May 2016
This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 105th International Labour Conference (ILC), including poverty.
20 May 2015
This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 104th International Labour Conference (ILC), including the future of work.