Improving workers’ rights in the rural sectors

Improving Workers’ Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo Pacific with a Focus on Women: Fact sheet

The Project aims to contribute in ensuring and sustaining improved working conditions, especially for women workers, through the improvement and promotion of labour laws compliance in the rural sectors in the Philippines and Indonesia. The project seeks to improve the capacity of government, employers’ and workers’ groups in the compliance and enforcement of labour laws, occupational safety and health (OSH) and gender equality.

The Project will work closely with regional and country level partners to achieve the target outcomes. Among the major project activities include, but not limited to: sectoral assessment and gender supply chain mapping; capacity building and competency-based programnes; development of sector specific IEC, establishing and enhancing online systems; localization and mainstreaming of gender, labour laws and standards, and OSH; enhancing social dialogue.