Resources on social protection

  1. © Sharada Prasad CS 2019

    New report highlights dire working conditions of sanitation workers in some developing countries

    14 November 2019

    Countless sanitation workers in the developing world work in conditions that endanger their lives and health, and violate their dignity and rights.

  2. 100 years of maternity protection

    08 November 2019

    100 years ago, the ILO adopted the first-ever international standard on maternity protection. Since then the definition of maternity protection has expanded and its importance has become more widely appreciated. But, despite this progress, many mothers and mothers-to-be still face serious challenges in the workplace.

  3. 100 Years of Maternity Protection: Transforming Leave and Care Policies for All

    06 November 2019

  4. Partnership for improving Prospects for host communities and forcibly displaced persons

    25 October 2019

    The Partnership has a four-year initial time horizon (2019-2023). Financially supported by the Netherlands, partners will join their efforts to develop a new paradigm in responding to forced displacement crises.

  5. ILO training - Building resilience through public employment programmes (PEP), 16-20 December 2019

    This training is addressed to senior officials from government ministries and agencies; local and regional authorities, public investment and employment policy advisors, project managers, and donor organizations that are working on or are poised to work on public investment programmes and employment policy and strategy. Countries invited are Guyana, Dominica, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago.

  6. Launch and presentation of the ILO Report: “What works: Promoting pathways to decent work” - Presentation

    17 October 2019

  7. Launch and presentation of the ILO Report: “What works: Promoting pathways to decent work” - Agenda

    17 October 2019

  8. Launch and presentation of the ILO Report: “What works: Promoting pathways to decent work”

    The Synthesis Report and research project “What works: Promoting pathways to decent work” of the ILO Research Department’s Policy Evaluation Unit was officially launched on 17 October 2019 in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) by the ILO Regional Office for Africa and the ILO Research Department. On the occasion of the launch, a seminar was organized to present the findings of the report to policy makers, leading academics and international experts in the region. The seminar offered an opportunity to discuss the role of complementarities in labour market policies in addressing employment and social challenges in the region.

  9. What Works: Promoting Pathways to Decent Work [Summary]

    17 October 2019

  10. Eligibility and participation in unemployment benefit schemes: Evidence from Mauritius

    17 October 2019

    The article explores the determinants of participation in the unemployment benefit system in Mauritius, focusing on the role played by eligibility criteria and take-up