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September 2019

  1. Publication

    A review of social safety-net programmes to make them more responsive to the needs of child labour in Bangladesh

    04 September 2019

    This report reviews the existing social safety-net programmes of Bangladesh to find out how the child labour issue has been addressed (directly or indirectly) through the social safety-net programmes and suggests possible ways to fill the gaps in this regard.

  2. Publication

    Child labour monitoring in action in North-West Bangladesh

    04 September 2019

    As part of ILO’s technical cooperation with the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (GOB), a CLMS was piloted in the remote rural areas of the Northwest of the country.

  3. Our impact, their voices

    A greener life is a rosier one, thanks to mushrooms

    04 September 2019

    The UN Climate Action Summit (23 September) will consider the social and economic consequences of moving to a more sustainable economy. Without proper planning millions of livelihoods – particularly of poor and vulnerable workers – are threatened. An ILO project in Bangladesh has shown that the right policies can protect the environment, improve workers’ lives and promote a greener economy.

August 2019

  1. Press release

    ILO video on ready-made garment workers’ rights goes ‘viral’

    28 August 2019

    YouTube film on three female workers and freedom of association clocks up over 800K views.

  2. International Labour Standards

    Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  3. Event

    ILO and Partners Celebrate International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples 2019

    11 August 2019

    The International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples was celebrated in Bangladesh on 6 August 2019 at an event organized by The Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation the ILO, UNDP, Australian Aid, and Royal Danish Embassy all attended the event.

  4. News

    Mothers@Work: supporting breastfeeding mothers in the workplace

    08 August 2019

    Inspiring stories from factories affiliated with Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) show that breastfeeding facilities in the workplace benefit working mothers, their babies and employers.

July 2019

  1. Bangladesh

    Promoting market driven employable skills

    11 July 2019

    Highlights of the Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project, 2014-19

  2. Publication

    Better Work Bangladesh Newsletter – May 2019

    07 July 2019

    The latest newsletter from Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) highlights the key activities of the programme from January to April 2019.

  3. Improving industrial relations

    ILO and Gap Inc. launch new initiative to improve industrial relations in Bangladesh garment industry

    01 July 2019