International Day of Girls in ICT
More women are finding exciting career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics (STEM) related occupations. In the Philippines, the J.P. Morgan-supported ILO Women in STEM Programme has provided technical skills and job readiness skills training for women to pursue careers in information technology.
A new water system built by community members under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project connects six villages in Lanao del Sur to provide clean and safe water, promote decent work and contribute to peacebuilding in the Bangsamoro region amid COVID-19.
UN Philippines commits support for Government to address Philippine unemployment which, at 10.4 per cent, is the highest the country has seen in 15 years.
► COVID-19 and the world of work
Industry skills for inclusive growth
The ILO and the Government of Japan have partnered to provide jobs and promote peace through improved water supply and sanitation services in post-conflict areas in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).