Resources from ILO Country Office in the Philippines

  1. To learn and to earn education and child labour in the Philippines: A country report

    14 February 1997

    The study was prepared to undertake a Philippine report on the basic education in the country and its links to the child labour problem, and to provide an analysis of selected projects that are considered innovative and successful in the prevention of child labour and addressing the needs of working children.

  2. Indigenous and Tribal Peoples

    01 January 1997

    The ILO works with indigenous peoples through enabling policies that engage them in exercising a full range of rights, including those delineated in the Philippine Constitution, the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act (IPRA) and the nation’s medium-term development plans.

  3. The way we live: Indigenous practices of the Ifugaos, Atis and Badjao of the Philippines

    30 August 1996

    The INDISCO Programme supports and promotes the preservation of sustainable indigenous knowledge systems and practices particularly environment protection and natural resources management. The study documents the valuable traditional knowledge systems and practices of three indigenous communities in the Philippines: the Ifugaos; the Atis; and the Badjaos in order to ensure their preservation and promote environmentally sound and sustainable development.

  4. A better place to work: Safety, health and productivity

    26 July 1996

    The manual shows how workers can promote and take simple, effective, low-cost action to improve their working conditions and raise productivity. Workers will find practical and useful ideas on safe handling and storage of materials, and on how lightning, work stations, machines, welfare facilities and work organization can be improved.

  5. Practical actions for the social protection of homeworkers in the Philippines

    14 June 1996

    The campaign for social protection of homeworkers in the Philippines has had eight project years, from 18 June 1988 to 18 June 1996. The task has certainly been interesting, inspiring and instructive. Yet there is much to be attained, after all, social protection is a life-long need and concern.

  6. INDISCO guidelines for extension workers

    30 May 1996

    This handbook has been prepared for managers and extension officers to enable them to operate the Revolving Funds in the pilot project areas.

  7. Girls at work: Insights from the NSO survey of working children

    15 March 1996

    The survey data provides tremendous evidence about a number of things about work of men and women. The data dramatically shows that many of the issues and concerns of women in the workplace start at childhood when the girl child is introduced to the world of work.

  8. Child labour in Southeast Asian manufacturing industries focus on the garments industry in the Philippines: A country report

    15 March 1996

    The Philippine garments industry employs the most number of child workers, girls in particular. The study focuses on why enterprises hire them and why households allow children to work.

  9. A case study of young workers in the furniture industry of Cebu: A country report

    26 January 1996

    The study was done in three reconnaissance, actual field interviews and additional follow-up interviews with registered and non-registered subcontractors. The last phase included occular visits and unstructured interviews with homebased subcontractors.

  10. ILO Indigenous Peoples' Programme

    18 January 1996

    In the Philippines, the ILO's work for the indigenous peoples (IPs) started in 1994 through several technical cooperation projects carried out under INDISCO or Interregional Programme to Support Self-reliance of Indigenous and Tribal Communities through Cooperatives and other Self-help Organizations.