21 September 2018
On the eve of International Week of the Deaf we profile a deaf Zambian man who, with ILO help, escaped child labour and discrimination and built a successful career as a teacher in the US.
19 September 2018
ILO’s support for quality apprenticeships is making decent work a reality for young people in Tanzania. Now, as part of the search for more solutions to Africa’s youth employment challenge, the global initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is calling for research ideas.
14 September 2018
Still an underreported issue in the country, the joint programme of the ILO and the International Finance Cooperation (IFC), sheds light on the nature of harassment in the workplace and ways to tackle it.
12 September 2018
An ILO Project on gender equality in Zimbabwe helped traditional leaders to understand the benefits of involving women in economic and social activities.
Myanmar’s Shan State Department of Agriculture to roll out Occupational Safety and Health trainings in seven townships
11 September 2018
Twenty-five field officers from Myanmar Shan State’s Department of Agriculture were trained on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)-related topics common among ginger farmers, with the support of the ILO’s Vision Zero Fund (VZF). Shan’s Chief Minister U Linn Htut met the ILO VZF team and provided guidance and support to the efforts on enhancing OSH among farmers in Shan as a way to access more and better markets for their produce.
27 August 2018
Its innovative care system is cited as a model for the future of care, in the ILO’s latest report on the care economy.
23 August 2018
Domestic workers are one of the groups most vulnerable to exploitation, violence, harassment, and forced labour. International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition reminds us that many women end up being trapped in abusive work situations which in some cases may amount to modern forms of slavery.
16 August 2018
Landmark pilot project inspires broader strategy to promote decent and productive work for vulnerable groups.
14 August 2018
The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility has helped Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme save money and improve customer service.
06 August 2018
In the first of a series of articles to mark International Youth Day on 12 August, we focus on an ILO-funded project that has been supporting efforts to curb urban violence and restore peace in the coastal town of Diégo Suarez.