Impact stories

  1. Rural development

    The rural economy: An untapped source of jobs, growth and development

    13 March 2017

    Decent work in the rural economy will be key to fulfilling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals’ pledge to leave no one behind.

  2. Stories from the field

    Keeping them home: How improving public employment services helps people find jobs and stay with their families

    16 August 2016

    In Nepal, the Labour Market Information and Employment Services (LIfE) project, funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), helps to improve access to basic information and services that can help job seekers, in particular youth, make well-informed choices about education, training, and employment.

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    Article

    Nepal: Rights, quake rehab plan are musts for peace and development

    07 August 2015

    On the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, ILO News talked to Dr Mukta Singh Lama, an indigenous person from Nepal, about the post-earthquake situation and the impact of ILO Convention 169 on important rights of indigenous people.

  4. A blog

    Why framing the discourse on human trafficking is important - some thoughts

    05 March 2015

  5. Labour migration

    SAARC commits to helping migrant workers

    18 December 2014

    By Yoshiteru Uramoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

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    Bonded labour

    Fighting bonded labour in Nepal

    02 August 2013

    Though it is banned by the government and has all but disappeared from certain locations, bonded labour persists in some parts of the country.

  7. Fighting forced labour

    Question and answers on Work In Freedom programme

    15 July 2013

    The 5-year joint DFID/ILO programme aims to prevent over 100,000 girls and women from South Asia from falling victim to child and labour trafficking.