Fact sheets

2011

  1. 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.

  2. Global and regional estimates on domestic workers

    27 May 2011

    This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

  3. Policy options to support young workers during economic recovery

    14 February 2011

    This policy brief presents lessons learned from initiatives taken in past crises.

2010

  1. Green Jobs Country Brief: East Africa

    01 December 2010

  2. Fact sheet on Youth Employment 2010

    11 August 2010

  3. Facts on Child Labour (2010)

    07 May 2010

    For over a decade, child labour has been recognized as a key issue of human rights at work together with freedom of association, the right to collective bargaining, the abolition of forced labour, and non-discrimination in occupation and employment...

  4. Promotional flyer:The fundamentals of labour administration

    04 February 2010

2007

  1. Local Economic Development in Mozambique : Economic and social needs are one

    01 May 2007

    LED Story No. 4

2005

  1. IPEC reflections on current strengths and weaknesses in the West Africa cocoa/commercial agriculture program to combat hazardous and exploitative child labour (WACAP)

    01 June 2005