Our impact, their voices
14 June 2017
Children are the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, natural disasters and extreme weather phenomena. Natural disasters and climate change can negatively affect children’s rights in many aspects such as health, educational access, nutrition, livelihoods and economic exploitation through child labour.
12 June 2017
How an ILO project in the Philippines addresses the consequences of climate change and child labour, while improving working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining.
09 June 2017
Breaking gender stereotypes and caste-barriers, Mina Bardewa not only started earning a means of livelihood, but also boosted her self-confidence after she got an opportunity to work as part of the Road Maintenance Group (RMG) in Nepal.
28 April 2017
Four years on since the disastrous collapse of the Rana Plaza building, have things changed in the Bangladesh garment industry? Taking the case of one relatively small manufacturer on the outskirts of Dhaka, the answer appears to be yes.
03 April 2017
An International Labour Organization programme benefits both businesses and workers through training that improves productivity and working conditions in Viet Nam.
15 March 2017
The eruption of Mt. Sinabung has changed the life of Basmadi Kapri Peranginangin. The disaster has ruined his village and livelihoods, but he has now risen with new hopes and dreams with his new business.
08 March 2017
In Nepal, women entrepreneurs are helping each other succeed by sharing business practices which not only build security and provide for their families; they can also change long-held perceptions about gender and the role of women in society.
03 March 2017
How a Fair Recruitment Programme led by the ILO in the Philippines, Nepal, Jordan and Tunisia helps protect migrant workers against deceptive hiring practices and abusive working conditions, if not worse.
09 February 2017
ILO’s Work in Freedom programme has helped women in remote rural areas access local livelihood opportunities, and take charge of their economic well-being without having to migrate for work.
01 February 2017
Many choose migration to escape poverty for themselves and their families. The ILO’s Work in Freedom programme reduces vulnerability to trafficking of women and girls by supporting informed migration, fair recruitment and decent work.