Articles

2014

  1. Results of Economically Reintegrating Children Associated with Armed Conflict

    10 June 2014

    As the “Prevention of Child Recruitment and Reintegration of Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups in south central Somalia” project, euphemistically known as CAAFAG, comes to a close, its contributions are profound.

  2. Battling commercial sexual exploitation of children in Madagascar

    30 April 2014

    The ILO and the EU join forces in an innovative project which uses education to help kids build new lives.

  3. Laying the Economic Foundations for Peace-building and State-building

    24 March 2014

    The ILO works with the g7+ group to promote Decent Work in 20 conflict-affected countries.

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    The cost of not knowing how to cost

    25 February 2014

    How the ILO contributes to women’s empowerment, job creation and economic growth in Uganda through business management skills.

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    The need to invest in Africa’s rural transformation

    12 February 2014

    Boosting rural investment in Africa would create millions of badly needed jobs, as well as food security and resilience.

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    The pride of working women

    16 January 2014

    A new ILO study examines the constraints on working women in Algeria and the opportunities available to them.

2013

  1. Child labour is no child’s play

    08 October 2013

  2. Backing young entrepreneurs in Malawi helps reduce HIV risk

    12 July 2013

    How an ILO programme in Malawi supports hundreds of young people facing high risks of HIV infection to become entrepreneurs.

  3. A remedy for inequality

    07 June 2013

    Building and bolstering labour market institutions is crucial for reducing inequality because market forces alone will not do the job. By Janine Berg, ILO Senior Economist.

  4. Getting across the message on male circumcision and HIV in the workplace

    14 March 2013

    Many Swazi men have decided to get circumcised to reduce their risk of contracting HIV, after attending workplace information sessions organised by the ILO.

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    When work becomes a sexual battleground

    06 March 2013

    To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, which focuses on ‘violence against women’, the ILO is highlighting the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace – an often subtle but disturbing form of aggression.

  6. From slum living to company director

    25 February 2013

    One woman’s success story shows how green entrepreneurship could be an answer to both youth unemployment and environmental degradation in Africa.

  7. Drop the gun and take a pen

    21 February 2013

    Countries have stepped up their efforts to fight piracy and warlordism in Somalia. The ILO has partnered with other UN agencies to address the root causes of the conflicts: chronic unemployment and a lack of prospects for youth.

  8. Egypt’s farmers: Sowing the seeds of an agricultural revolution

    07 February 2013

    Agriculture will be critical to future economic growth in Egypt, says the ILO – but only if the laws on farmers’ co-ops are reformed.

  9. Employment in Africa: Think agriculture!

    29 January 2013

    Why agriculture should be Africa’s top priority.

  10. Occupational Safety and Health

    22 January 2013

    in the Context of COVID-19 in Eswati

  11. Global Employment Trends 2013: Facts and figures for Sub-Saharan Africa

    22 January 2013

  12. Global Employment Trends 2013: Facts and figures for North Africa

    22 January 2013

  13. Global Employment Trends 2013: Facts and figures by regions

    22 January 2013

2012

  1. Quick impact employment creation project, SIERRA LEONE

    26 December 2012

    Quick Impact Employment Creation Project (QIECP) was designed to generate rapid employment opportunities and income generating activities for youths as well as build the foundation for sustainability of the labour-based method by strengthening the capacities of private and public entities in the country to be able to implement infrastructure works by the labour-based method.