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  1. © Francisco Castillo / ILO 2023


    I'm ripping up the myths about disability

    06 February 2023

    Alfredo Carrasco lost the use of his legs after a biking accident. Determined to return to his love of farming, he found ways to make his family’s farm in Chile more accessible, while also helping other farmers working with a disability.

  2. Gender equality and disability inclusion

    EIIP Workshop on the Labor-Intensive Project with Municipalities in Jordan

    02 February 2023

    In preparation of phase VI Employment Intensive Investment Program EIIP, ILO in Jordan in coordination with Ministry of Local Administration MOLA organised a Orientation workshop for 31 municipalities. The Project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through German Development Bank (KfW) will create 112,500 paid decent work-days for 1,250 Jordanians and Syrians in the northern and middle municipalities in Jordan.

  3. © M. Crozet / ILO 2023

    Public private partnership

    Inditex joins ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network

    25 January 2023

    The International Labour Organization’s Global Business and Disability Network aims to increase recognition by companies, such as Inditex – the world’s largest clothing retailer – of the benefits of disability inclusion.


  1. Our impact, their voices

    Breaching boundaries: Ahmed Mohamed’s quest for career recognition and success

    12 December 2022

    A young Syrian refugee with speech and hearing disabilities living in Jordan has received formal certification of his working skills through the ILO Recognition of Prior Learning Project, helping him advance in his career and life.

  2. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Overcoming disability to stitch together a dream

    08 December 2022

    Hearing impairment did not discourage Al Naseem, a Sudanese refugee in Egypt, from acquiring tailoring skills and pursue her dream of starting her own business.

  3. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    I always wanted to set up a business, and employ other blind persons so they can make a living too

    02 December 2022

    Fifty-two-year-old Khabour Mohammed Ali runs a small home-based business in Dohuk selling knitted products. Khabour, who is visually impaired, has many talents- from teaching braille to making all types of handicrafts. Determined to expand her business, Khabour enrolled in ILO’s business and financial education programmes, and received a loan that will help her business grow

  4. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Everyone would be welcome at my shop

    02 December 2022

    'There should be no discrimination'. Thanakorn Suddai, a young Thai with hearing impairment, wants to open a barber shop and welcome everyone.

  5. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    I have got a chance to learn like everyone else

    02 December 2022

    Sakkarin Rinrum, a young Thai with hearing impairment, wants to pursue a career in hairdressing. Join us on International Day of Persons with Disabilities to promote youth employability and decent work for all.

  6. Easy-to-read version of "An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities" report

    Making sure that people with disabilities are not left out of the digital world of work

    18 November 2022

    This easy-to-read version of the 2021 publication "An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities" by Fundación ONCE and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network takes a closer look at the digital transformation of the world of work and how it affects opportunities and challenges for the inclusion of persons with disabilities.

  7. Publication

    Report Summary: Workers with Disabilities in Jordan’s Garment Sector

    15 November 2022

    The present study is an assessment of the realities faced by workers with disability in Jordan’s garment factories, from a sample of nine main factories and three satellite factories in the country’s garment sector (12 factories total) within three industrial zones located in Ad-Dulayl, Sahab, and Irbid.