Articles

2019

  1. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | THE GAMBIA - “People with disabilities should have equal opportunities to work and contribute to society”

    10 October 2019

    An unemployed female worker with a hearing disability explains how she was offered to successfully join an ILO public work programme and develop her skills.

  2. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “Today, I own my business and I know how to protect myself from HIV infection”

    10 October 2019

    An ILO project in Tanzania helped women like Angel Banda to become financially independent while at the same time providing them with training on HIV prevention.

  3. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SUDAN - “Starting a local business made it possible for us to cover our needs and even to save some money”

    10 October 2019

    An ILO project provided training to vulnerable communities in the Darfur region that led to the creation of small businesses.

  4. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOMALIA - “Now I am no longer a refugee and I even managed to set up my own business in Baidoa”

    09 October 2019

    Former Somali refugee Mohamud Mohamed benefitted from an ILO project that helped him to resettle in Somalia by providing him the necessary tools to start a business.

  5. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “Now I make enough money to support my family”

    09 October 2019

    Mary Tarudana has become a respected female entrepreneur thanks to an ILO project aimed at improving living conditions of women and their families in rural areas.

  6. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZAMBIA - “I hope to further expand my company to offer more jobs for young people in my community”

    09 October 2019

    What started as a dream for 28-year-old Abraham Susiku has now become a lucrative agri-business partly thanks to an ILO project.

  7. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZAMBIA - “I was 11 when I started to work in tobacco farms. Now I am skilled and became a tailor”

    08 October 2019

    Simasiku Ngenda is one of the Zambian teenagers who have been supported by an ILO-sponsored project so that they can leave child labour and learn a trade.

  8. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOUTH AFRICA - “This was one of the best events of its kind on job creation and the future of work”

    07 October 2019

    The ILO in South Africa successfully developed a series of innovative knowledge-sharing and capacity development events for SMEs.

  9. ILO Centenary Congress

    07 October 2019

    ILO100

  10. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “The ILO training was a real life-changing experience”

    20 September 2019

    Max – a young man from Dar es Salaam – changed his mind about trainings when he attended an ILO entrepreneurship programme that led him to start his own business.

  11. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “I can see a new person in me because of the apprenticeship training”

    20 September 2019

    ILO’s support for quality apprenticeships is increasingly making decent work a reality for young people in Tanzania, such as Said Musa Selemani.

  12. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “The ILO project came to rescue us so that we can sell our bananas for a fair price”

    20 September 2019

    An ILO project focussing on the food production sector and gold ore processing made it possible for people like Weldone Mupita to improve their income.

  13. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “Whatever it is that I can do, a woman is also capable of doing it”

    20 September 2019

    An ILO Project on gender equality in Zimbabwe helped traditional leaders like Madamombe to understand the benefits of involving women in economic and social activities.

  14. The Green Jobs Assessments Institutions Network (GAIN) establishes its First Training Hub in Africa

    19 September 2019

    GAIN Training Hub in Africa

  15. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “The training helped me to understand the importance of team work which is critical to improve productivity”

    05 September 2019

    An ILO project is contributing to the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia through improved labour relations, productivity, wages and working conditions.

  16. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | KENYA - “Our programme combines HIV testing and social protection awareness for workers in the informal economy”

    05 September 2019

    An innovative ILO programme increases awareness of workers in the informal economy to get tested on HIV and to join social protection schemes.

  17. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “Getting myself through college is my priority”

    05 September 2019

    As Ethiopia embarks on the journey of industrialization, more and more young people are joining the garment and textile industry to make ends meet.

  18. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “Nothing compares with working in your own country”

    05 September 2019

    How a migrant domestic worker from Ethiopia found an alternative to migration after attending an ILO training programme.

  19. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | NIGERIA - “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Nigeria’s supply chains”

    04 September 2019

    Nigeria is one of the six countries covered by a new ILO project to accelerate the elimination of child labour in African supply chains.

  20. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | NIGERIA - “I was an experienced trainer before but I am even more since I completed the training on cooperatives”

    04 September 2019

    An ILO training for trainers made it possible for Mailafiya Stephen Jock to learn new skills and train more people on agricultural cooperatives.