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  1. Job centre for refugees opens in Azraq camp, under the patronage of the Minister of Labour

    15 February 2018

  2. ILO, the Arab League and FAO discuss the implications of child labour for Arab States

    05 February 2018

    Following a consultation meeting to discuss the draft findings of a regional study, ILO and Arab League officials met to discuss a possible long-term partnership between the two organizations to jointly address child labour issues across the region.


  1. Pregnant Teacher

    14 February 2018

    Huda is pregnant, but she is worried about how that will affect her job. Sahar helps her understand her rights as a working mother. If certain conditions are in place, the school where she works must establish a nursery for the children of its employees, and she is entitled to one hour of breastfeeding daily.

  2. Know Your Rights

    14 February 2018

    In this video, our friend Sahar helps her teacher colleagues understand their rights by explaining how their employers must respect the Collective Agreement for teachers in the private sector, and what they should do if they have a complaint against their employer.

Statements and speeches

  1. © Nguyen A. / ILO 2018

    The future world of work must be fully inclusive of people with disabilities

    01 December 2017

    “People with disabilities, with their skills and talents, are an important asset to the labour markets today and in the future,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  2. © S. Gombert / Cultura Creative 2018

    “Leaving no-one behind means ending all forms of violence and harassment against women”

    25 November 2017

    "With notable exceptions, far too little has been done for far too long to end the culture of impunity, to end the culture of silence," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement issued on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Articles and features

  1. Self-employment of women as a coping mechanism in war-torn Yemen

    27 October 2017

    Enterprise development as a means of economic and social empowerment of women in times of war in Yemen.

  2. © Bill Lyons/ World Bank 2018

    Learning to run a small business in conflict and poverty-wracked Yemen

    11 October 2017

    The conflict in Yemen has robbed millions of people of their livelihoods, particularly in rural areas. A joint ILO-UNDP programme helps vulnerable youth set up their own business.