Publications on Disability and work

2013

  1. Publication

    Inclusion of people with disabilities in vocational training: A practical guide

    27 November 2013

    This guide is designed to provide practical advice to administrators and trainers in vocational training centres and vocational training programmes about how to include people with disabilities.

  2. Publication

    Disability: A human rights issue

    18 November 2013

  3. Publication

    Disabled beggars in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    22 May 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 141

  4. Publication

    The health of workers in selected sectors of the urban economy: Challenges and perspectives

    01 January 2013

    This paper aimed at analysing and systematizing the health challenges faced by the poorest strata of urban workers and to discuss solutions.

2012

  1. Publication

    A cooperative future for people with disabilities

    04 December 2012

    This issue brief produced during the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives 2012 highlights how and why the cooperative form of enterprise can cater to the economic and social needs of persons with disabilities.

  2. Publication

    TVET Reform: Design an inclusive skills development programme

    30 November 2012

    Bangladesh is the eighth most populous country in the world which presents an immense opportunity in terms of labour force. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is essential in ensuring the country’s competitiveness in the global labour market and ensuring decent work for all. The TVET Reform Project is an initiative of the Government of Bangladesh and implemented by the ILO.

  3. Publication

    Brief profile on People with Disabilities

    25 May 2012

    Employment for social justice and a fair globalization

2011

  1. ILO Periodical

    World of Work Magazine No.73, December 2011 - A double-dip in employment?

    05 December 2011

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on jobs recession and also features stories from the world of work: Ageing population, migration, gender equality...

  2. Publication

    From sick to fit: Case management gaining ground as work reintegration tool

    01 December 2011

    With health care systems increasingly under pressure, and spending on disability benefits continuing to rise, a growing number of employers, governments and insurers are looking for ways to get injured or sick employees back to work. Patrick Moser, a Geneva-based journalist, reports.

  3. Publication

    Ethiopia: Women with disabilities harness the power of entrepreneurship

    23 November 2011

    Despite the role of empowerment in improving the livelihoods of poor people, there is still a huge gap between the theory of empowerment and its practice. To help bridge this gap and provide guidance, this story describes real-life empowerment made possible by the ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme on disability which set out to provide and promote entrepreneurship training for disabled women in Ethiopia, in partnership with local organizations. It is part of a series of stories of empowerment produced by the Development Co-operation Directorate - Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Network on Poverty Reduction of the OECD.