1. Communites Tackling Child Labour in Malawi

    12 June 2013

    In Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world, half the population lives under the poverty line, and it's estimated one and a half million children are in child labour. But according to the International Labour Organization, a new, community based approach to tackling the child labour problem is showing promise to eradicate it in areas where child labour has long been a part of daily life.

  2. Making the move from school to work in Malawi and Zambia

    08 May 2013

    The global jobs crisis is taking a heavy toll on young people in the advanced economies of Europe where 1 in five are out of work, but in the developing world the situation is much more severe. Two out of three young people in developing countries are either unemployed or trying to survive day to day in low paying, irregular jobs. There is an urgent need for training and education programs that prepare young people with the skills employers are looking for.

  3. The Social Pensions and the Social Protection Floor in Cape Verde

    01 March 2013

  4. Combatting Forced Labour & Human Trafficking in Africa - Challenges and national responses

    20 February 2013

    Challenges and national responses in Zambia, Ethiopia and Nigeria. African countries are confronted every day with forced labour and human trafficking. Zambia, Ethiopia and Nigeria are exposing …


  1. Child labour in Senegal ILO/IPEC's actions

    01 October 2012

  2. ILO Law Growth Nexus II Project (Matatu Sector) in Kenya

    07 June 2012

    ILO Law Growth Nexus II Project Survey Dissemination Workshop on Public Service Vehicles (Matatu Sector) in Kenya.

  3. A Trade Union's Battle against Child Labour in Ghana

    10 April 2012

    In Ghana, the General Agricultural Workers' Union, known as the "G-A-W-U" with support from the ILO, has had a major impact on eliminating the worst forms of child labour. Acting both independently, and using "social dialogue" to collaborate with employers and government, the union fights child labour in three key sectors: fisheries, palm oil production, and cocoa farming.


  1. Liberia: Labour Force Survey

    16 May 2011

    Statistical studies of the job market and the workforce not only help governments find out more about the current “state of the nation” - they are key tools in deciding appropriate policies to create job opportunities and enhance prosperity. While common in Europe and North America, accurate labour statistics are hard to come by in developing countries. But that’s just changed in Liberia, a country particularly hard hit by past conflict and poverty. And the results are pointing the way to job creation and to an improved quality of life for everyone.


  1. Delegate Dialogues: Olusegun Oshinowo, Director General, Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association

    11 June 2010


  1. Success Africa

    14 December 2009

    This film was produced for the Second Social Partners Forum on "Mobilizing Social Dialogue for the Implementation of the Global Jobs Pact in Africa" and the First African Decent Work Symposium on “Recovering from the crisis: the implementation of the Global Jobs Pact in Africa”. It provides examples of the International Labour Organization’s efforts to promote decent work across the region.