Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “The training helped me to understand the importance of team work which is critical to improve productivity”

    05 September 2019

    An ILO project is contributing to the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia through improved labour relations, productivity, wages and working conditions.

  2. © Kentaro Takahashi/Bloomberg 2020

    Billionaire Uniqlo founder wants a woman to succeed him

    04 September 2019

  3. © The Star, Toronto 2020

    ILO celebrates 100 years of fighting for fair labour practices

    02 September 2019

  4. ILO video on ready-made garment workers’ rights goes ‘viral’

    28 August 2019

    YouTube film on three female workers and freedom of association clocks up over 800K views.

  5. Cambodia Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin, Issue 9, July 2019.

    09 August 2019

    Part I of this edition of the Bulletin includes a statistical overview and analysis on the key characteristics and developments of the footwear sector, both globally and in Cambodia. Part II provides an update of key statistics and analyses trends of the garment, textile, and footwear (GTF) sector in Cambodia.

  6. © Antara / Saptono 2020

    Indonesia urged to ratify ILO convention, combat gender-based violence at work

    02 August 2019

  7. Improving breastfeeding facilities benefits workers, their babies and business

    01 August 2019

    A worker-management committee has helped improve facilities for new mothers in one of Indonesia’s leading garment factories, while boosting productivity.

  8. SCORE Programme Brief

    31 July 2019

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises programme at a glance

  9. EU-ILO collaboration in the monitoring of labour aspects in the implementation of the EU’s rules of origin initiative for Jordan (Phase II)

    16 July 2019

    The project, in its second phase, implements interventions aimed at supporting the EU-Jordan Agreement on the relaxation of the rules of origin (RoO). The agreement facilitates access of specific Jordanian product categories to the EU market while creating incentives for Jordanian employers to recruit Syrian workers in addition to their Jordanian employees, in order to meet the requirements under the Jordan Compact.

  10. Academic's study of migrant workers wins prize from ILO

    12 July 2019