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17 May 2023
Two women who have survived violence and discrimination help Overseas Filipino Workers and their families through the Migrant Worker Resource Centre.
31 March 2023
Motivated to broaden her horizons and build her family's future by upskilling and increasing her income, a 49-year-old woman joined and benefited from ILO skills training.
24 March 2023
A construction firm's leader shares her career journey in the male-dominated industry.
08 March 2023
I would like to encourage women not to be hesitant to take up construction-related courses, just like me, even though they are male-dominated.
01 March 2023
ILO’s Flip Your Biz programme taught Cathy Turvill to look beyond her passion and evaluate the financial viability of her business, which she nearly lost during the pandemic.
17 February 2023
ILO-UK programme’s pilots in Visayas regions assist various TVET actors’ efforts to reduce jobs-skills mismatches in the Philippines and link skills systems to local economic development
02 December 2022
The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity programme joined hands with national partners to help persons with disabilities enjoy equal access to high-quality, relevant skills development opportunities.
21 November 2022
Evelyn spent almost half of her life as a migrant domestic worker. Thanks to a training scholarship, Evelyn acquired digital skills, secured a decent job locally and fulfilled her longing to be with her family.
04 October 2022
Filipino trainers and trainees hail the use of learner-centred approaches, saying it has helped improve the quality of their teaching and learning.
26 September 2022
Zee never gave up on her dream to start a business despite rejection, discrimination, a pandemic and a super typhoon. A hybrid trade fair organized by the ILO and the Women's Business Council Philippines, with the support of J.P. Morgan, gives Zee more chances to grow her business.
15 July 2022
A programme delivered by GREAT Women in partnership with the ILO’s Rebuilding Better Project and J.P. Morgan Philippines offered women entrepreneurs an opportunity to revisit and innovate their business models as they resumed operations post-pandemic.
01 April 2021
More women are finding exciting career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics (STEM) related occupations. In the Philippines, the J.P. Morgan-supported ILO Women in STEM programme has provided technical skills and job readiness skills training for women to pursue careers in information technology.
08 March 2021
ILO skills specialists outline strategies for helping girls and women in Southeast Asia survive and thrive in the post-pandemic workplace
19 February 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply affected workers in the informal economy like Mohalidin. A father of 15 children, he shares his experience and life changing impact basic income and social protection can have for families struggling to survive.
11 February 2021
Women in the Philippines have found themselves left behind in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industry. The ILO Women in STEM project supported by J.P. Morgan is helping women workers gain the soft skills necessary to meet their full potential and career goals.
01 September 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for clean water to prevent infection, while making it more difficult for some remote and vulnerable communities to access supplies. In the Philippines, an ILO-Japan project is developing better water supply systems, providing local jobs and promoting safe and healthy working conditions.
12 February 2020
Schoolchildren stand to benefit from an ILO project that aims to promote peace and create jobs in a previously conflict-ridden region of the Philippines.
12 February 2020
School children stand to benefit from an ILO project that aims to promote peace and create jobs in a previously conflict-ridden region of the Philippines.
07 February 2019
A new ILO programme helps girls and women access quality employment in STEM-related sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand. In a report from the Philippines, a programme scholar explains how she took a chance on a new future at work.
03 October 2018
A Philippine youth champion finds an innovative way to improve her fellow millennials’ knowledge about occupational safety and health.