09 October 2014
The lack of pay equity between men and women in Jordan’s private education sector highlights a national trend that demands a holistic response.
15 August 2014
One migrant domestic worker in Lebanon decided to fight the “kafala” system and escape her employers. She took her case to a Lebanese court, and, seven years on, has been rewarded by achieving a measure of justice, a feat that would have seemed impossible to achieve a mere decade ago.
04 August 2014
In less than one year the Al Hassan Industrial Zone Workers’ Centre in Jordan has become a model for servicing migrant workers.
27 March 2014
The ILO and its partners use apprenticeship programmes to fight youth unemployment in Jordan.
08 March 2014
To mark International Women’s Day, the ILO reflects on the progress that has been made and what still needs to be done to achieve gender equality in the workplace. Follow two women, an Indian CEO and a US school teacher, whose experiences shed an interesting light on the common challenges facing women across the globe.
05 March 2014
The ILO’s efforts to build the employment and livelihoods of Jordanian communities hosting Syrian refugees have begun to bear fruit.
01 November 2013
Workers in Jordan’s Qualified Industrial Zones have held numerous strikes over the past years to protest against what they perceive as labour rights violations. A new collective bargaining agreement is now aiming to improve the situation.
25 October 2013
The organization’s executive body discusses the measures that countries have adopted since the adoption of the ILO’s Domestic Workers Convention, as well as the steps that are needed to achieve decent working conditions for the world’s 53 million domestic workers.
14 August 2013
How a Jordanian teenager quit working as a car mechanic and returned to full-time education.
03 July 2013
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping to combat sexual harassment in garment factories in Jordan, through its Better Work programme.