Resources on social protection

  1. New normal? Better normal!

    01 May 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare in the cruellest way, the extraordinary precariousness and injustices of our world of work, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  2. © Kandukuru Nagarjun 2020

    ILO: As job losses escalate, nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods

    29 April 2020

    The latest ILO data on the labour market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reveals the devastating effect on workers in the informal economy and on hundreds of millions of enterprises worldwide.

  3. © Prabhat Kumar Verma/Zuma Wire 2020

    Half of world’s workers ‘at immediate risk of losing livelihood due to coronavirus’

    29 April 2020

  4. © AFP via Getty Images 2020

    Global job losses rise sharply as coronavirus lockdowns are extended

    29 April 2020

  5. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 3rd Edition

    29 April 2020

  6. © Edward Berthelot 2020

    Coronavirus: Two million Bangladesh jobs 'at risk' as clothes orders dry up

    29 April 2020

  7. © Kandukuru Nagarjun 2020

    ILO: As job losses escalate, nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods

    29 April 2020

    The latest ILO data on the labour market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reveals the devastating effect on workers in the informal economy and on hundreds of millions of enterprises worldwide.

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    Protect workers both now and after lockdowns ease, says ILO

    28 April 2020

    The International Labour Organization warns that without adequate safeguards for returning workers there could be a second wave of the virus.

  9. Bangladesh reopens 600 apparel factories despite virus risk

    28 April 2020

  10. © Nathan Laine / Hans Lucas AFP 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis may lead to mental health issues for many workers

    28 April 2020

    The pandemic and the resulting economic recession will exacerbate pre-existing health inequities and have a larger impact on the mental health of vulnerable disadvantaged groups, such as people with disabilities and the unemployed.