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June 2019

  1. Our impact, their voices

    Community action to fight child labour

    12 June 2019

    By working with local communities an ILO project in Bangladesh has succeeded in removing 2,000 children from child labour.

  2. World Day Against Child Labour

    How we treat our children is a reflection of our societies and values

    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.

  3. Article

    My skills my future

    02 June 2019

May 2019

  1. Country leaflet

    The ILO in Bangladesh

    08 May 2019

  2. Publication

    Predeparture training module of employment opportunities in Hongkong

    07 May 2019

    This module has been developed jointly by UN Women Bangladesh and International Labour Organization (ILO), with financial support from the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC). The main objective of the module is to train the migrant workers through the Technical Training Centres (TTCs) running under the Bureau of Manpower and Employment Training (BMET).

  3. Publication

    Predeparture training module of employment opportunities in Japan: as the destination country; and caregiving and beautician: as the selected occupation

    07 May 2019

    This module has been developed jointly by UN Women Bangladesh and International Labour Organization (ILO), with financial support from the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC). The main objective of the module is to train the migrant workers through the Technical Training Centres (TTCs) running under the Bureau of Manpower and Employment Training (BMET).

  4. Publication

    Pathways for empowering employment: Diversity and challenges for women migrant workers of Bangladesh

    07 May 2019

    The study focuses on short term overseas employment of semi-skilled and low-skilled workers because most Bangladeshi female workers fall under this category. It covers only regular migration because there is insufficient data available on irregular, undocumented migration.

  5. Publication

    Towards an effective and integrated labour market information system for Bangladesh

    07 May 2019

    The report presents an analysis of global migration trends with the prospects of Bangladeshi migrant workers in the evolving foreign labour markets while recognizing major challenges for their effective and beneficial participation in them. In addition to that, the publication proposes a comprehensive framework for an integrated and appropriate LMIS for Bangladesh outlining a possible implementation strategy.

April 2019

  1. Publication

    Skills for Green Jobs in Bangladesh

    29 April 2019

    A coherent national policy for the formation and development of skills for green jobs in all the potential sectors should be put in place and implemented. The study argues that for greening the economy, the policy should target implementation of the skills needs for green jobs in various sectors with priority to renewable energy, RMG, waste management and brick manufacture as identified by the present study; incorporate them into the occupational profiles, curriculum design and education and training provision for greening existing occupations and for developing emerging and new green occupations; and promote strategic interventions for overcoming the skills gaps.

  2. A safe and healthy future of work

    Bangladesh Government honours 24 companies on National Occupational Safety and Health Day

    28 April 2019