Experts assess progress in improving Cambodian home workers safety and health
ILO experts goes to Cambodia to review the progress of the occupational safety and health trainers who has graduated from the ILO’s WISH (Work Improvement for Safe Home) training programme.
CAMBODIA GARMENT WORKERS
Women are entering the global labour force in record numbers, according to a new report from the International Labour Office, but they still face higher unemployment rates, lower wages and make up 60 percent of the working poor. They are overwhelmingly represented, and some would say, exploited, in low-paying jobs in the garment industry – but that may change with a little help from Cambodia’s Government and some star power. ILO TV reports:
Cambodia's home workers to receive special safety training
A four-day workshop with focus on the ILO’s WISH (Work Improvement for Safe Home) training programme is being held in Cambodia with the aim to improve occupational safety and health for Cambodia ’s homeworkers.
MONITORING CHILD LABOUR IN CAMBODIA
In Cambodia, a system of factory monitors has virtually eliminated child labour in the textile industry. It’s partly down to a unique partnership with the government, employers, and the International Labour Organization. ILO TV reports on the difference it has made to the life of one young girl, Sok Keng.
H&M IN CAMBODIA
In Cambodia, a company supplying garments for big name brands such as H&M has shown that improving working conditions can increase productivity. Globalisation means that factories have to respond fast to the demands of the fashion business, but as ILO TV reports, in labour relations, Archid garments is setting the trend.
Struggle of Phnom Penh's child domestic workers
A new survey by the Government of Cambodia, sponsored by the ILO, finds that almost 28,000 children are working in domestic service in Phnom Penh; often seven days a week, with little or no pay or chance to go to school.
ILO Official receives award for work on child domestic labour in Cambodia
The Cambodian Government awards its National Construction Gold Medal to an ILO official, in recognition of work in combating child labour and raising awareness of the problem.
Child domestic worker survey, Phnom Penh - 2003
Provides information on child domestic workers in Cambodia regarding siblings, parents/guardians, and employer; education and health; living and workplace conditions; wages; and perspective.
Child domestic labour in Cambodia: why it has to stop and how we can stop it
Explores the child domestic labour situation in Phnom Penh, and the actions that are being done to combat it.
Trainers' manual: women workers' rights and gender equality: easy steps for workers in Cambodia
This trainers' manual promotes women workers' rights and gender equality in the workplace in Cambodia.