All ILO Newsroom content

March 2023

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    ILO InfoStory

    How to achieve gender equality in global garment supply chains

    10 March 2023

    Global supply chains are a key entry point for women to enter the formal workforce, but serious decent work deficits remain prevalent, including discrimination, violence and harassment. Find out how a more equitable set of policies and actions could help the garment industry drive inclusive economic growth.

  2. Video

    Fair Recruitment Initiative for Africa

    09 March 2023

    The regional launch of Phase II of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative is an opportunity to expand the implementation of successful fair recruitment approaches to other countries in Africa

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    Employment Policy Action Facility

    ILO launches innovative platform to strengthen policy action for full employment

    09 March 2023

    The ILO’s Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) is a new knowledge-sharing and technical assistance platform that provides evidence-based, timely and relevant support for developing, implementing and reviewing employment policies.

  4. Q&A

    Investments in Least Developed Countries are key to sustainable development

    08 March 2023

    Interview with Githa Roelans, Unit Head, Multinational Enterprises and Enterprise Engagement.

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    International Women’s Day

    ILO Director-General, Gilbert Houngbo, message for International Women’s Day

    08 March 2023

  6. International Women's Day 2023

    Sharon Stone: Let’s make gender equality a reality

    08 March 2023

    On International Women's Day, actress and activist Sharon Stone calls for a fair, inclusive and safe future of work that fosters equal opportunity and guarantees a real gender equal society.

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    ILO launches Global Care Policy Portal and Care Policy Investment Simulator

    07 March 2023

    ILO hopes these new tools will encourage the investment needed to support the two billion people still without adequate maternity and paternity support, parental leave and childcare services.

  8. LDC5 Conference in Qatar

    ILO Director-General says more investment needed for least-developed countries

    07 March 2023

  9. International Women’s Day 2023

    “Women have great business ideas, creativity and innovation. They should make use of those talents”

    07 March 2023

    Following years of displacement and uncertainty, Samar from Mosul has set up a business making and selling sweets and pastries. She talks about her journey of becoming a successful entrepreneur, with the support of an ILO financial inclusion initiative providing entrepreneurs with trainings and loans to start or expand their businesses.

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    Employment-related gender gaps greater than previously thought, ILO report finds

    06 March 2023

    A new indicator developed by the International Labour Organization finds that women’s access to employment, working conditions and labour income gap have barely improved in the past two decades.