Understanding Children's Work new study
Important progress has been made in reducing children’s involvement in employment. However, child labour continues to effect an estimated 2.1 million children and efforts need to be intensified and accelerated to meet the goal of ending child labour.
World Employment and Social Outlook
Despite falling unemployment levels in some developed economies, new analysis shows the global job crisis is not likely to end, especially in emerging economies.
Disaster and livelihood response
The ILO and DOLE provided immediate assistance to local governments and vulnerable workers affected by Typhoon Melor (Nona) to help communities quickly rebuild their lives and livelihoods through emergency employment.
Minimum wage fixing guidelines for domestic workers
With an average of 20 typhoons a year, the Philippines is the third most disaster-prone country in the world. In recent years, storms have been getting stronger and more deadly. Helping stricken communities build back better, the ILO has been especially active over recent years in the Philippines, including responses to Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Bohol earthquake, civil unrest in Zamboanga and Typhoons Washi and Bopha.