Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. © 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.

  2. 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.

  3. © Reuters/Ann Wang 2020

    Worker organising can counter labour abuse in the Global South

    09 January 2020

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

    09 January 2020

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

    10 December 2019

  6. 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”

  7. ILO-OECD China Brochure - 767X

    19 November 2019

  8. The ILO and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) join forces to strengthen the labour dimension of corporate social responsibility in China

    24 October 2019

    Delegates enthusiastically engage on issues around labour standards, Chinese labour law and CSR during a three-day training

  9. © Gianfranco Fiorini / ILO 2020

    Lima’s Gamarra market: The benefits of moving to the formal economy

    09 October 2019

    Combating informality is key to governments’ efforts to reduce inequality and social exclusion. This is particularly true in Peru where many employees work in informal conditions.

  10. © Ecotextile 2020

    Fast Retailing funds ILO social security probe

    23 September 2019