13 March 2017
Decent work in the rural economy will be key to fulfilling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals’ pledge to leave no one behind.
Stories from the field
Keeping them home: How improving public employment services helps people find jobs and stay with their families
16 August 2016
In Nepal, the Labour Market Information and Employment Services (LIfE) project, funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), helps to improve access to basic information and services that can help job seekers, in particular youth, make well-informed choices about education, training, and employment.
07 August 2015
On the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, ILO News talked to Dr Mukta Singh Lama, an indigenous person from Nepal, about the post-earthquake situation and the impact of ILO Convention 169 on important rights of indigenous people.
05 March 2015
18 December 2014
By Yoshiteru Uramoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO)
02 August 2013
Though it is banned by the government and has all but disappeared from certain locations, bonded labour persists in some parts of the country.
Fighting forced labour
15 July 2013
The 5-year joint DFID/ILO programme aims to prevent over 100,000 girls and women from South Asia from falling victim to child and labour trafficking.