Our impact, their stories

2016

  1. How are people skills improving working conditions in Indonesia’s apparel factories?

    29 September 2016

    Training in communications for garment factory supervisors yields significant improvements in the quality of working conditions and big gains in productivity.

  2. Post war resilience: New skills bring better incomes for Sri Lankan women

    01 September 2016

    An ILO and Australian Government project is increasing economic resilience and prosperity in post-war Sri Lanka.

  3. Making Chinese factories safer

    24 August 2016

    The ILO SCORE programme helps factories in China improve their record on occupational safety.

  4. © ILO/A.Azhari 2016

    After the volcano: From displaced person to business woman

    18 August 2016

    An Indonesian woman displaced after a volcanic eruption opened a successful business after ILO training on financial education and entrepreneurship.

  5. Jute means jobs in Bangladesh

    17 August 2016

    Thought the Bangladesh Jute industry was a thing of the past? Think again. The industry needs more and more skilled staff and an innovative partnership supported by ILO between Panchagarh Technical School and College and a leading jute company is helping meet this demand.

  6. Keeping them home: How improving public employment services helps people find jobs and stay with their families

    16 August 2016

    In Nepal, the Labour Market Information and Employment Services (LIfE) project, funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), helps to improve access to basic information and services that can help job seekers, in particular youth, make well-informed choices about education, training, and employment.

  7. Cooking up a brighter future in Bangladesh

    12 August 2016

    A young woman in Bangladesh benefits from ILO skills training, highlighting the leading role of youth in poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development.

  8. Building bridges for indigenous people in Bangladesh

    09 August 2016

    On the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we spoke to Sulekha Mrong, an indigenous Garo woman from the rolling hills of north-eastern Bangladesh. She explains how an ILO initiative helps indigenous people to better understand their rights as well as forge positive relationships with government authorities.

  9. International Day on Indigenous Peoples 2016

    08 August 2016

    On the occasion of International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2016, the ILO hosted a panel on the critical role of indigenous and tribal peoples as agents of change in both achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and combating climate change.

  10. © Antonio Rodrigues 2016

    Young apprentices escape forced labour in Mato Grosso

    03 August 2016

    The “Ação Integrada” (“Integrated Action”) project guarantees access to vocational training for people working in slavery-like conditions, to offer the opportunity for decent life.