Stories on work, peace and resilience
Social justice for rural populations means prosperity for the planet
01 June 2023
With almost half of the world’s population living in rural areas, rural economies can help eradicating extreme poverty, ensuring food security and creating decent jobs. To make this happen, rural areas must be revitalized – but how?
We lost our precious forest but found a way to survive
30 May 2023
Mining and deforestation have destroyed the Orang Asli indigenous peoples’ way of life in Peninsular Malaysia. Maimun is helping to restore her people’s connection to the land through a community organic vegetable farm that is giving them a sustainable livelihood.
PROSPECTS Partnership joins efforts to increase employability and job opportunities in northern Lebanon
29 May 2023
A programme carried out by the ILO in collaboration with the UNHCR and implemented by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), has helped hundreds of Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees to hone their skills and find jobs amid the country’s multi-level crisis.
Maternity cash benefit for women in Kenya's informal economy - a call to action
24 May 2023
This video is a call to action to provide women in the informal sector in Kenya with maternity cash benefit to ensure that they are cushioned against income losses during pregnancy.
I help transgender women claim their rights
17 May 2023
Echi is a transgender woman and activist from Indonesia who has faced discrimination and stigmatization for much of her life. She has helped 75 transgender women obtain national identity cards so they can access social protection, including health care and employment insurance.
Promotion of decent work for refugees in Egypt - a National level workshop
03 May 2023
On 23 February 2023, ILO PROSPECTS Egypt and the Centre for Migration and Refugee Studies at the American University in Cairo (AUC) jointly organized a workshop on “Refugees and Asylum Seekers’ Access to the Labour Market in Egypt: Recommendations and Best Practices”.
Apprenticeship programme in Uganda helps youth find decent work
03 May 2023
An ILO Prospect apprenticeship programme trains youth in rural environment enabling them earn a living with decent work. Watch the story of Alma Gladys, a young mother who became carpenter in Uganda.
Celebrating green jobs and decent work in Jordan on International Labour Day
01 May 2023
ILO project in Jordan celebrates "cocoon" method for sustainable & affordable tree planting in National Afforestation Plan
Shadia and Sahar: How decent work has changed their lives in Jordan
01 May 2023
An almost three-year ILO intervention across six cooperatives in Jordan has brought about tangible changes to the lives of thousands Jordanian and Syrian refugee agricultural workers in Jordan. Listen to the words of Shadia and Sahar on the matter.
ILO to advocate for decent jobs for marginalized young people at UN Youth Forum
21 April 2023