Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. ILO 'Better Work' guidelines for factories in the garment sector

    02 April 2020

  2. © NY Times 2020

    ‘Our Situation is Apocalyptic’: Bangladesh Garment Workers Face Ruin

    01 April 2020

  3. Decision Time: Quarantine Spells Dilemma for Domestic Workers in Latin America

    01 April 2020

  4. © Twitter 2020

    US Pushes For Ban on Imports From China's Xinjiang Province Due Forced Labour

    12 March 2020

  5. © J. Harpy 2020

    New lives, new freedoms – How labour migration empowers Nepali women

    31 January 2020

    The importance of migration and remittances will continue to grow in Nepal, because approximately 500,000 individuals are entering the labour market annually but only one in 10 are finding jobs.

  6. Voices from the World of Work: Garment factory workers in Jordan

    23 January 2020

    Migrant and national garment workers and a garment factory manager in Jordan share their perspectives on the role and significance of the ILO and the future of work. Since 2009, Better Work has joined forces with workers, employers and the government in Jordan to improve working conditions and boost the competitiveness of the garment industry.

  7. © Reuters/Ann Wang 2020

    Worker organising can counter labour abuse in the Global South

    09 January 2020

  8. Better Work Bangladesh News Letter - Issue 1, 2020

    09 January 2020

  9. Sexual harassment at work: Insights from the global garment industry

    10 December 2019

  10. Ministerial discussion on Inclusive Industrial Development and Decent Jobs in Global Supply Chains in Ethiopia

    09 December 2019

    The ILO hosted delegates from the German and Ethiopian governments to discuss “Inclusive Industrial Development and Decent Jobs in Global Supply Chains in Ethiopia”