Province of Central Java to establish a Joint Inspection Team for Labour Norms in fisheries sector
29 May 2023
The Joint Inspection Team will enhance the fishing industry and provide the better protection for workers in the fishing sector, particularly those who work on board fishing vessels.
ILO welcomes the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers
19 May 2023
The issuance of the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers is in line with ILO’s work in Indonesia to strengthen and support the realization of decent working conditions for Indonesian fishers within the country and abroad.
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Life experiences help Filipino workers avoid pitfalls of migration
17 May 2023
Two women who have survived violence and discrimination help Overseas Filipino Workers and their families through the Migrant Worker Resource Centre.
New recommendations call for human-centered approach in the aviation sector
05 May 2023
Delegates from governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations have adopted new recommendations to promote decent work and ensure the sustainability of the aviation sector.
Philippines launches Healthy Workplace Initiative on SafeDay
02 May 2023
On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the Philippines rolls out its National Policy Framework on the Promotion of Healthy Workplace.
Indonesia to develop a road map on care economy
18 April 2023
The ILO supports the collaborative efforts taken by the Government of Indonesia and its developmental partners to develop a road map on care economy to generate new jobs, promote equality and improve the country’s economic growth.
Report examines ILO’s response to COVID-19 crisis
06 April 2023
A look back at how the ILO responded to the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic and found new ways to support governments, workers' and employers' organizations.
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Capacity & connection: The power of women-centred networking
03 April 2023
Through the ILO’s Rebuilding Better project, Malaysian entrepreneur Sofea has gained new skills, broadened her business perspectives, and found a community of support from like-minded women.
Gender-based collective bargaining agreements better protect rights of woman workers
31 March 2023
The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme promotes a gender-based collective bargaining negotiation and agreement to better protect the rights of woman workers in the seafood processing industry.
ILO promotes a greater investment in care leaves and services for a more Indonesia’s gender equal world of work
22 March 2023
The ILO organizes a two-day capacity building workshop for its social partners to scale-up and accelerate progresses in Indonesia’s investment in care.
How employment services can support a post-pandemic jobs recovery
22 March 2023
If you are out of work looking for a job or an employer looking to fill a job vacancy, who can help? Explore this InfoStory to discover how employment services can support people and governments respond to economic crisis.
Why are key workers undervalued?
17 March 2023
The COVID-19 crisis showed how much we all rely on key workers, yet it also exposed the poor working conditions they often face. How can we ensure that these essential workers are decently treated?
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Ensure decent work for key workers
15 March 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how societies have undervalued essential workers, as well as the importance of giving such workers adequate pay and decent working conditions.
The current state of the global labour market: Implications for achieving the Global Goals
13 March 2023
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. But with the COVID-19 pandemic upending the global labour market in recent years, progress towards achieving these goals has been disrupted. From rising unemployment and informal work to slowing productivity growth and persistent gender inequalities, the pandemic has highlighted the need for urgent action to build a more resilient and equitable world of work.
How to achieve gender equality in global garment supply chains
10 March 2023
Global supply chains are a key entry point for women to enter the formal workforce, but serious decent work deficits remain prevalent, including discrimination, violence and harassment. Find out how a more equitable set of policies and actions could help the garment industry drive inclusive economic growth.