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Based on research findings from the International Labour Organization (ILO), each InfoStory offers a unique perspective on a labour-related theme, told through a narrative enriched with infographics, videos, maps and case studies.

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The power of small: Unlocking the potential of SMEs

The power of small: Unlocking the potential of SMEs

Explore this InfoStory to find out how the ILO is supporting small and medium enterprises to reach their full potential – and securing a better future of work for everyone.

Beyond the glass ceiling: Why businesses need women at the top

Beyond the glass ceiling: Why businesses need women at the top

Women are better educated and more active in the labour force than ever. Yet despite these gains, their representation in top positions in business still lags behind that of men.

Can collective bargaining create a fairer economy?

Can collective bargaining create a fairer economy?

When based on dialogue and equity, collective bargaining can help build stable, decent societies. Discover its impact on the economy, businesses and workers.

What stands between youth and decent jobs?

What stands between youth and decent jobs?

More than 200 million young people are either unemployed or have a job but live in poverty. Learn more about global employment trends for youth.

Safety and health at work: Why are youth at risk?

Safety and health at work: Why are youth at risk?

Young workers suffer from injury and illness on the job at far higher rates than adults. Unstable jobs are just one of the factors that contribute to their vulnerability.

The gender gap in employment: What's holding women back?

The gender gap in employment: What's holding women back?

Around the world, finding a job is much tougher for women than it is for men. When women do find jobs, these tend to be low-quality jobs. Explore the data behind the trends.

Stay or go: Migration should be a choice

Stay or go: Migration should be a choice

With few opportunities at home, many young Nepalese seek work abroad. Find out what Nepal is doing to promote decent work at home and informed labour migration abroad.

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