Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. The ILO and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) join forces to strengthen the labour dimension of corporate social responsibility in China

    24 October 2019

    Delegates enthusiastically engage on issues around labour standards, Chinese labour law and CSR during a three-day training

  2. © Gianfranco Fiorini / ILO 2019

    Lima’s Gamarra market: The benefits of moving to the formal economy

    09 October 2019

    Combating informality is key to governments’ efforts to reduce inequality and social exclusion. This is particularly true in Peru where many employees work in informal conditions.

  3. © Ecotextile 2019

    Fast Retailing funds ILO social security probe

    23 September 2019

  4. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “The training helped me to understand the importance of team work which is critical to improve productivity”

    05 September 2019

    An ILO project is contributing to the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia through improved labour relations, productivity, wages and working conditions.

  5. © Kentaro Takahashi/Bloomberg 2019

    Billionaire Uniqlo founder wants a woman to succeed him

    04 September 2019

  6. © The Star, Toronto 2019

    ILO celebrates 100 years of fighting for fair labour practices

    02 September 2019

  7. ILO video on ready-made garment workers’ rights goes ‘viral’

    28 August 2019

    YouTube film on three female workers and freedom of association clocks up over 800K views.

  8. Cambodia Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin, Issue 9, July 2019.

    09 August 2019

    Part I of this edition of the Bulletin includes a statistical overview and analysis on the key characteristics and developments of the footwear sector, both globally and in Cambodia. Part II provides an update of key statistics and analyses trends of the garment, textile, and footwear (GTF) sector in Cambodia.

  9. © Antara / Saptono 2019

    Indonesia urged to ratify ILO convention, combat gender-based violence at work

    02 August 2019

  10. Improving breastfeeding facilities benefits workers, their babies and business

    01 August 2019

    A worker-management committee has helped improve facilities for new mothers in one of Indonesia’s leading garment factories, while boosting productivity.