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August 2014

  1. A day in a life at sea

    20 August 2014

    The ILO marks a year since the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 entered into force worldwide on August 20, 2013. The MLC, 2006 provides comprehensive protection at work for seafarers. ILO TV travelled on board a container vessel to hear first-hand from seafarers what it's like to spend months at sea and what impact the convention has on their work.

February 2014

  1. South Africa: The 2013 Free State enterPRIZE Job Creation Challenge

    24 February 2014

    The aim of the enterPRIZE job challenge is to enhance the growth of emerging, new and established entrepreneurs that are in the process of setting up a business or have a business they want to expand to with a view to seizing unexploited or underexploited market opportunities. The enterPRIZE job challenge is designed to create opportunities for business owners who find it difficult to secure conventional commercial funding for start-up or expansion of their ventures.

January 2014

  1. ILO Somalia Decent Work Programme

    21 January 2014

    The International Labour Organization contributes to peace and stability in Somalia. Through working with the government and social partners, the Somalia programme promotes rights at work, generates gainful employment opportunities, enhances social protection and strengthens dialogue on work related issues.

August 2013

  1. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - A Passport to Decent Work

    20 August 2013

    The ILO's Maritime Labour Convention, which enters into force worldwide August 20, 2013, provides for the first time comprehensive protection at work for seafarers, while also promoting conditions of fair competition for shipowners.

  2. Towards a child labour-free Jordan

    13 August 2013

    In 2011, Jordan adopted the National Framework to Combat Child Labour. This video tells the story of 14-year-old Nabeel, a former child labourer from Al-Ruseifeh, Zarqa Governorate, who dropped out of school and was working as an auto mechanic. Encouraged to return to school by a team of local authorities, Nabeel has since learned how to read and write. The ILO is providing technical support to government, social partners and civil society on the practical implementation of the National Framework as part of the U.S. Department of Labor funded project "Moving Towards a Child Labour Free Jordan".

July 2013

  1. Work in Freedom: Making migrant work safer for women from South Asia

    15 July 2013

    Millions of women are trafficked from South Asia each year into exploitative forced labour like conditions. The UK Department for International Development (DFID), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) have launched a new “Work in Freedom” programme to fight trafficking of women and girls from South-Asia.

June 2013

  1. Malawi: From Child Labour to Decent Work

    12 June 2013

    In Malawi, poverty, lack of education, gender inequalities and the HIV pandemic are the engines driving child labour, and make it so hard to defeat. But a new intervention called "convergence" -- which integrates action at the national, district and local levels, is showing promise to create child labour free zones in the areas where it has been implemented. The convergence model is showing results in one of the world's poorest countries, where child labour has long been a part of daily life. In Malawi, the "Integrated Area Based Approach" is showing the way for communities themselves to take the lead in ending child labour.

May 2013

  1. Towards equal pay for work of equal value in Jordan

    22 May 2013

    A study by the National Steering Committee on Pay Equity (NSCPE) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) on pay discrimination in private schools and universities in Jordan has found a stark pay gap between women and men and put forward legal amendments to promote equal remuneration for all workers.This video presents a real life case of a teacher who left the private education sector due to issues of gender pay discrimination which she faced.

  2. Ensuring decent work for fishers: ILO's Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (N° 188)

    15 May 2013

    The fishing industry employs more than 50 million people around the world and those who earn their lives from the sea are often exposed to challenging and risky conditions. The ILO's Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188) was adopted to ensure that fishers have decent working conditions on board fishing vessels. The Convention also puts in place a mechanism to ensure compliance with, and enforcement of its provisions by States. Now, fishing vessels and those on extended international voyages may be subject to labour inspections in foreign ports.

April 2012

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