About the ILO
How we work
The unique tripartite structure of the ILO gives an equal voice to workers, employers and governments to ensure that the views of the social partners are closely reflected in labour standards and in shaping policies and programmes.
Mission and impact
The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.
Stories of impact
Digital Technology: A Game Changer in the Fight Against Child Labour in Uganda's Agriculture Sector
30 March 2023
To support the design of financial services coupled with non-financial productive and welfare services in selected agricultural supply chains. The project integrates child-sensitive measures in financial services to reduce the risk of child labour within their operations and plays an active role in the fight against child labour.
How I overcame gender discrimination in my construction job
29 March 2023
Despite bullying and male colleagues telling her to get a job elsewhere, Myrna Pitaluna-Alngog has stuck to her work in construction, developed her skills, and is now a successful supervisor in Cebu City in the Philippines.
ILO in the media
The number of children without access to child benefits keeps growing. This is simply inexcusable
30 March 2023
Take time to reflect on water
20 March 2023