Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. The post-COVID-19 garment industry in Asia

    16 July 2021

    This Research Brief discusses the garment industry’s post-pandemic future, based on the long-term changes observed in the garment industry before the COVID-19 crisis. The Brief presents three possible scenarios for the post-pandemic garment industry, which are discussed with a focus on the actions of brands and policymakers and their downstream effects on garment manufacturing countries in Asia.

  2. African musicians win Music Against Child Labour Competition

    12 June 2021

    The winning songs, from Burkina Faso and Zimbabwe, raise awareness of child labour and were chosen by a celebrity jury who reviewed more than 200 entries from 50 countries.

  3. Fair recruitment benefits Nepali workers in Jordan garment industry

    09 June 2021

    An ILO led initiative that promotes fair recruitment in Nepal, is proving fair recruitment is attainable, achievable and accessible to all.

  4. Sustainable supply chains to build back better

    07 June 2021

    Advancing decent work in five global supply chains of key importance to the European Union for a fair, resilient, and sustainable COVID-19 crisis recovery

  5. Foundational training equips labour inspectors to promote workplace health, safety and welfare

    30 May 2021

  6. Meeting of experts to discuss and adopt a code of practice on safety and health in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear

  7. SCORE Training catalogue

    24 May 2021

    SCORE Training helps SMEs to achieve better working conditions and productivity through its wide variety of modules and stands as an aid to compliance.

  8. Turning up the heat: Exploring potential links between climate change and gender-based violence and harassment in the garment sector

    17 May 2021

    This working paper highlights the intersection between climate change and gender-based violence and harassment by exploring how climate change, measured by increasing heat stress and extreme weather events, could lead to heightened violence being faced by the (mostly female) workers in the sector as a result of its impact on productivity.

  9. How does the ILO SCORE Training Address Audit Issues?

    14 May 2021

    SCORE Training helps to achieve better compliance with contract and legal requirements by demonstrating to SMEs the benefits that can be obtained through good working conditions and a safe working environment

  10. Report highlights need for gender equality in Asia’s garment sector

    06 May 2021

    A new ILO report 'Moving the Needle: Gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector' examines the status and trends relating to women and gender dynamics in Asia’s garment sector while providing a roadmap for action to accelerate progress towards gender equality.