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report FRA: exploited migrant workers
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ILO: Workers’ health at risk due to climate change

Climate change is probably the most imminent challenge that humanity is going to be facing. Its impact is already visible in many areas, such as the working sector.  The new report of the ...

Last update 14 May 2024
Three children hugging
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ILO: 1.4 billion children globally missing out on basic social protection, according to latest data

According to new data released by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Save the Children and UNICEF, 1.4 billion children, aged under 15, lack any form of social protection, leaving them ...

Last update 12 Mar 2024
Children will too often fall victim to the hunger and poverty of underdevelopment. This is especially true for indigenous children who live in rural areas in Latin American countries, isolated from other national communities.  Many United Nations programm
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ILO: Indigenous children at high risk of being in child labour

A recent analysis by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has shed light on the connection between child labour and the exclusion of indigenous children from education, highlighting the ...

Last update 1 Nov 2023
ILO report: job-related gender gaps still high
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ILO report: job-related gender gaps still high

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has developed the Jobs Gap, an indicator that tracks all job seekers who cannot find employment. This indicator showed that women's access to employment, ...

Last update 6 Apr 2023
Libra and gavel as a simbol of justice
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Ceremony to celebrate Mr. Judge Prof. Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque for his contribution to the defense and enhancement of human rights, 29 November 2022

On 29 November at 12.30 p.m. in the Aula Nievo of Palazzo Bo, a ceremony will be held to honour judge Prof. Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque for his contribution to the defence and enhancement of human ...

Last update 28 Nov 2022
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ILO/UNICEF: social protection contributes to reducing child labour

The newest report “The role of social protection in the elimination of child labour”, issued jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Children's Fund ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
The President of South Africa's address on the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour
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The 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, 15-20 May 2022, Durban

The 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour has opened in Durban, South Africa, with a strong call for urgent action to combat the rising numbers of children in child labour. ...

Last update 31 May 2022
World Day Against Child Labour 2021
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The International Labour Organisation and Child Labour: From the Foundation to Nowadays

Ludovica Aricò holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently enrolled in a second level master’s in ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
ILO World Social Protection Report 2020-2022
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ILO report: World Social Protection Report 2020-2022

The recent International Labor Organization (ILO) report shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated social security inequalities between high and low-income countries. To date, only 47% of the ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
Policy brief ILO
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Fewer women than men will regain employment during the COVID-19 recovery, says ILO

A new policy brief shows that there will be 13 million fewer women in employment in 2021 compared to 2019, while men’s employment will have recovered to 2019 levels. Even though the ...

Last update 4 Aug 2021
Woman Swiping the floor
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10 years on, domestic workers still fight for equality and decent work

Domestic workers are still fighting for recognition as workers and essential service providers even ten years after the adoption of a historic International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention that ...

Last update 27 Jun 2021
World Day Against Child Labour 2021
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World Day Against Child Labour: Child labour rises to 160 million

This year’s World Day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the 2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. While the global community just celebrated the universal ...

Last update 11 Jun 2021
Poster of CSW65
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ILO: Gender pay gap “Thank you” doesn’t pay the bills

ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder has made a speech at an event of Equal Pay International Coalition, which took place during the 65th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In his ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour
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2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Global Partnership Alliance 8.7, launches 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, with the aim of ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021
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ILO Report: Homeworkers need to be better protected

A newly-released ILO report estimates that before the COVID-19 crisis, there were approximately 260 million home-based workers worldwide, representing 7.9% of global employment, of which 56% ...

Last update 21 Jan 2021