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Our impact, their voices
12 June 2019
By working with local communities an ILO project in Bangladesh has succeeded in removing 2,000 children from child labour.
World Day Against Child Labour
12 June 2019
In a statement released for World Day Against Child Labour, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges Governments, workers and employers to make a final push to end child labour. Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen spoke about the efforts which have been made and the actions that are still needed to tackle child labour in the country.
02 June 2019
A safe and healthy future of work
28 April 2019
26 April 2019
Rana Plaza anniversary
24 April 2019
The Rana Plaza building collapse in April 2013 took the lives of 1100 workers. Many more were injured and often could not return to work. On the 6th anniversary of that tragic incident, the Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen reflects on working conditions in present-day Bangladesh.
18 April 2019
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
Bangladesh becomes first Asia-Pacific government to commit to Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth
28 March 2019
Government of Bangladesh, a2i, boosts digital workforce opportunities and commits to training 250,000 youth on ‘future’ skills and to supporting 340,200 quality apprenticeships.
International Women's Day 2019
14 March 2019
To mark International Women’s Day 2019, the UN honored three Bangladeshi women who defied tradition, challenged gender stereotypes and social barriers put in front of them because they are women, and became a successful community activist, an entrepreneur and an employee in a non-traditional sector, empowering many others on the way.
Conference on Labour Migration Governance
12 March 2019