Factories across Asia are facing severe impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Responding to the urgent needs of these manufacturers across the region, the ILO has developed a series of six action-oriented guides to help factories navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and to build factory business resilience.
This data set for 9 countries in the East and South East Asian region provides information on labour market and decent work indicators. It covers 11 thematic areas including employment opportunities, earnings, productivity, working children, equal opportunities, safety at work, social security and social dialogue.
Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2020: Navigating the crisis towards a human-centred future of work
The report pulls together the most recent statistics to generate an assessment of the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had so far on employment and labour markets in the most populous and dynamic region of the world. With economic growth in the Asia and Pacific region already weakening in 2019, the current crisis has hit economies, enterprises and workers in the region with a force that is reversing some of the limited gains made in pursuit of decent work and inclusive growth in the previous decade.
Achieving reduction of child labour in support of education: Programme to reduce the worst forms of child labour in agriculture
1 October 2020 - 31 December 2022
Improved ability of remittance-dependent communities in the conflict-affected areas to cope with the impact of covid-19 on their livelihoods
23 September 2020 - 31 March 2022
Supporting Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic through Targeted Employment-Intensive Emergency Public Works for the Rural Poor and Vulnerable in Timor-Leste
3 August 2020 - 29 October 2021