Impact stories

  1. © ILO 2023

    Sustainable Development Goal 8

    There cannot be decent work for all without decent work for youth

    08 August 2023

    Young people are our hope for a better future, but targeted policies are needed to address the disadvantages they face in the labour market.

  2. Op-ed

    A safe and healthy working environment is a fundamental right for every worker

    28 April 2023

    To mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, the International Labour Organization’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific explains why making safe and healthy working environments a fundamental right for workers matters and what can be done to make this reality.

  3. विचार (Op-ed)

    सामाजिक बिमाको अपरिहार्यता

    23 September 2021

    श्रमिकहरूलाई सामाजिक सुरक्षा योजनाले ठूलो हित गर्छ । उनीहरू बिरामी, घाइते, अशक्त, गर्भवती वा वृद्ध हुँदा पनि आय सुरक्षित रहन्छ ।

  4. Interview

    10 years on from the ILO Domestic Workers Convention: What has changed?

    29 July 2021

    Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.

  5. Our impact, their voices

    Fair recruitment benefits Nepali workers in Jordan garment industry

    09 June 2021

    An ILO led initiative that promotes fair recruitment in Nepal, is proving fair recruitment is attainable, achievable and accessible to all.

  6. Our impact, their voices

    Taking the harassment out of ridesharing in Nepal

    01 April 2021

    Ridesharing motorbike taxi services provide employment to thousands in Nepal, especially young people. A new partnership pilot between ILO and Fight Back Pvt. Ltd is helping raise awareness on occupational health and safety as well as sexual harassment during or after the ride.

  7. Voices

    A future with hope, free from bonded labour

    24 March 2021

    Padma Kumari Tamata was born into a bonded labour family, in which debts are passed from one generation to the other. Her life has turned around following ILO-supported skills training in Nepal that aims to rehabilitate former victims of forced labour and empower vulnerable groups. Read her story on our new Voices multimedia platform.