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12 September 2022
Latest estimates show that forced labour and forced marriage have increased significantly in the last five years, according to the International Labour Organization, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration.
30 August 2022
Despite significant progress in much of Asia and the Pacific social protection policies still lag behind other areas of the world, according to a new ILO report.
22 August 2022
The ILO and the local government of Quezon City collaborate for a gender-responsive Migrant Worker Resource Centre, the first in Metro Manila operated by the local government in collaboration with civil society, Overseas Filipino Workers/family organizations, and international development partners to serve OFWs and their families, and improve migration and development.
11 August 2022
A new report, issued ahead of International Youth Day, shows large regional differences in young people's prospects in the labour market.
21 May 2018
Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).
14 May 2018
Construction attracts more young workers but it has one of the highest rates of occupational injury and illness. Santi knows that workers in the construction industry face day to day occupational hazards.
07 May 2018
Safety and health at work is important for government officials and workers in the public sector. Al, a young public sector official and union member shares that the local government is also performing its duty to protect its people by ensuring occupational safety and health.
30 April 2018
Risky behaviours are most common among young workers. Zai, a female welder shares that women can do what men can. Welders like her, however, should not take dangerous shortcuts to make easy money, because what is important is making it home safe for your family.
29 August 2022
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the ILO-Great Women-J.P. Morgan Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme, 29 August 2022, Manila, Philippines
Message at the DTI-ILO Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony of the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project
26 August 2022
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the DTI-ILO Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony of the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project, 26 August 2022, Manila, Philippines
22 August 2022
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ceremonial signing on the partnership on strengthening and institutionalizing a gender-responsive Migrant Resource Centre (MRC), help desks and services for migrant workers in Quezon City, 22 August 2022, Quezon City, Philippines
Keynote message at the 2022 Pride Summit on the role of the business sector in building inclusive, safe, progressive and democratic spaces and industries for LGBTQIA+ workers
05 August 2022
By Mr Bryan Balco, Project Manager of the ILO EU Trade for Decent Work, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2022 Pride Summit on the role of the business sector in building inclusive, safe, progressive and democratic spaces and industries for LGBTQIA+ Workers, 5 August 2022, Paranaque City, Philippines