Protecting Maternity in Cambodia’s Textile Factories
Many women in Cambodia risk losing their jobs when they become pregnant. But most textile factories monitored by the ILO’s Better Factories Cambodia programme now offer maternity protection to their employees. For Ros Kimsreng, she now has the opportunity of keeping a good job and providing for her family’s future.
ILO Director-General highlights ASEAN charter as foundation for helping "Marginalized Majority"
ILO Director-General highlights the ASEAN Charter as a “fundamental political commitment” to honour “the dignity of work and respond to the legitimate aspirations of people and families for a better life" at the 20th ASEAN Labour Ministers meeting.
ILO signs US$1 million partnership agreement with Korean Government
The ILO and the Government of the Republic of Korea have signed a US$1,040,000 partnership agreement funding ILO work in more than 11 countries in Asia and the Pacific.
GET Ahead for women in enterprise training package and resource kit
Targets women in poverty who want to start or are already engaged in small-scale business.
Cambodia's World Day for Safety and Health at Work marked with campaign
Cambodia marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April 2008 with an event focusing on the theme “All Together to Reduce Accidents at Work".
ILO 90 Cambodia: product fair
ILO offers first safety and health training for North West Cambodian workers
Experts from the ILO visit north-western Cambodia to assist at the ILO’s first occupational safety and health training session in that region.
Report of the Independent Final Evaluation of EEOW Cambodia Chapter
Following the completion of the original project term in 2006, an independent evaluation took place from 5 – 11 January 2007 in four project pilot sites: Phnom Penh municipality and in the provinces of Siem Reap, Takeo and Kandal. A draft final evaluation report was developed after the field visits. An evaluation workshop was organized with the project stakeholders in early 2007 to review the findings of the evaluation team. The workshop’s outcome was included in this Report.
Global Employment Trends 2008
Development in South-East Asia and the Pacific has been less impressive than elsewhere in Asia and the region faces some pressing challenges, notably the problems of young people looking for work, according to the ILO’s 2008 Global Employment Trends (GET).