Resources on social protection

  1. Overview of Employment Injury benefits in the European Union and the Organisation for economic Cooperation and Development

    15 June 2018

  2. Bangladesh Move towards Employment injury Insurance: The Legacy of Rana Plaza

    13 June 2018

  3. Employment injury and invalidity insurance in Malaysia – A good country practice

    13 June 2018

  4. Building an adequate U.S. labor and social protection system for the 21st century

    05 June 2018

    Over the last several decades the economic prospects facing U.S. workers and households have changed in substantial ways. For most, it has been a change for the worse. This paper is intended to bring analytical clarity and focus to the issues that currently confront workers, households and policy makers in the spheres of employment and social protection.

  5. Is biometric technology in social protection programmes illegal or arbitrary? An analysis of privacy and data protection

    05 June 2018

    Social protection programmes require processing significant data amounts, including often-sensitive information such as household assets, health status and physical or intellectual disabilities. Now more than ever, it is critical to address issues of privacy and data security in social protection programme design, implementation and evaluation.

  6. ILO Violence and Harassment at Work: How the provision of Employment Injury Benefits and Workers Compensation can benefit Employers and Workers

    28 May 2018

  7. ILO Violence and Harassment at Work: How the provision of Employment Injury Benefits and Workers Compensation can benefit Employers and Workers

    28 May 2018

  8. Maternity protection at work: It matters to everyone

    11 May 2018

    Maternity Protection is a fundamental right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is defined in ILO international labour standards. Listen to why maternity protection is everyone’s business.

  9. © Carsten ten Brink 2018

    More than 60 per cent of the world’s employed population are in the informal economy

    30 April 2018

    A new ILO report shows that 2 billion people work informally, most of them in emerging and developing countries. The majority lack social protection, rights at work and decent working conditions.

  10. Decent Work pledge for Occupied Palestinian Territory

    27 April 2018

    First visit by an ILO Director-General to the Palestinian Territory in two decades aims to consolidate cooperation between the Organization and Palestinian partners.