Resources on social protection

  1. Women work 100 hours per week but still consider unproductive: Magdalene-ILO Care work social experiment

    18 January 2024

    What happens if you are paid to do care work that you usually do at home?

  2. © Anne-Gaëlle Rico 2024

    Global unemployment rate set to increase in 2024 while growing social inequalities raise concerns, says ILO report

    10 January 2024

    Joblessness and the jobs gap have both fallen below pre-pandemic levels but global unemployment will rise in 2024, and growing inequalities and stagnant productivity are causes for concern, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024 report.

  3. Promoting gender equality through responsible business conduct: the role of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations

    04 January 2024

  4. ILO’s policy dialogue reveals potential to promote the social and solidarity economy in Thailand

    18 December 2023

    The ILO convened a policy dialogue on the social and solidarity economy’s contribution to decent work and sustainable development on December 15, 2023. The meeting provided an opportunity to review the workplan for the study on the Social and Solidarity Economy in Thailand.

  5. Lebanon adopts landmark social security reforms and a new pension system for private sector workers

    15 December 2023

    Developed with extensive technical support from the International Labour Organization (ILO), this milestone marks one of the most significant socioeconomic reforms witnessed by Lebanon in recent years amid compounded crises.

  6. Winners and finalists of the 2023 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    14 December 2023

    Winning entries provide outstanding and balanced reporting on labour migration, forced labour, and fair recruitment.

  7. Winners of 2023 ILO Global Media Competition on Labour Migration announced

    14 December 2023

    The winning entries are examples of balanced and ethical reporting on migrant workers and labour migration that also help to address stereotypes and misconceptions.

  8. © ILO 2024

    Scale up decent work for refugees and host communities says ILO

    13 December 2023

    The key role of employment in building the self-reliance of refugees and strengthening their protection was discussed at the 2023 Global Refugee Forum.

  9. Promoting universal health coverage with a rights-based approach: ILO steps up action for UHC Day 2023

    12 December 2023

    The ILO is committed to to promote a rights-based approach to attain the goal of universal health coverage.

  10. The introduction of a maternity cash benefit in Kenya

    12 December 2023