30 May 2019
In 2014, the Canadian Government teamed with the Government of Bangladesh and the ILO to fund the Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project and, through it, reach out to women of all ages – not just youth – and especially in remote and marginalized areas with skills training in non-traditional (male-dominated) occupations, followed by assistance with finding jobs that rely on those skills.
01 May 2019
The wide reaching benefits of SCORE Training Safety & Health at Work explained in a successful case study in Viet Nam..
05 March 2019
Migration should be safe and fair for all women migrant workers. Bui Thao My explains the difference a knowledgeable and supportive network can make while working abroad.
07 February 2019
A new ILO programme helps girls and women access quality employment in STEM-related sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand. In a report from the Philippines, a programme scholar explains how she took a chance on a new future at work.
05 February 2019
Despite economic growth, the pace of poverty reduction has slowed and the country still ranks 173 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index. According to the ILO’s research, millions of jobs could be created with the right policies to promote a greener economy.
21 December 2018
SCORE Training’s “unique and holistic approach” has assisted over 1,300 of BEDO’s members to develop and upgrade their manufacturing businesses in Indonesia.
18 December 2018
The ILO 2016 study showed that only 10 percent of transgender persons work in the formal economy. An ILO training course improved and strengthened entrepreneur and business skills of transgender persons.
13 December 2018
In Myanmar’s Rakhine State, the ILO is supporting the local government and the Department of technical vocational training (TVET) to put in place inclusive skills development programmes not only to help local job seekers boosting their skills and finding employment, but also to rebuild trust among communities segregated by discrimination and violence.
11 December 2018
Garment manufacturing involves various operations carried out by different operators at different stations. If not executed efficiently, these operations may jeopardize productivity, cause economic loss, and ultimately damage workplace relations.
15 November 2018
Transgender persons still face the highest level of discrimination in society, including access to training and employment opportunities. An ILO training course gave transgender persons the opportunity to improve their financial management skills with a view to supporting their employability and increasing their entrepreneurial opportunities.