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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
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FRA: Call for applications for the Traineeship Programme 2021-2022

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has announced the call for applications for the paid 10-month Traineeship Programme 2021-2022. This traineeship scheme is addressed mainly to ...

Last update 10 May 2021
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The disproportionate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the LGBTI population

Viviana Pes holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This article is an excerpt from her master’s thesis discussed in November ...

Last update 5 Feb 2021
UN Global Compact strategy
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New UN Global Compact strategy 2021-2023

The UN Global Compact Board has approved the UN Global Compact Strategy 2021–2023. The three-year strategic plan is directed at accelerating and scaling the global collective impact of ...

Last update 29 Jan 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
Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA)
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GRETA: Guidance Note on preventing and combatting trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation

Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has issued a new guidance note on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour ...

Last update 15 Jan 2021
Logo ILO - Organizzazione Internazionale del Lavoro
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ILO Global Wage Report 2020-21

Contextually to the pandemic, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has published the report "Wages and minimum wages in the time of COVID-19", which presents an analysis of the global ...

Last update 28 Dec 2020
The gender pay gap is unacceptable
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Right to equal pay: European Committee of Social Rights finds violations in 14 countries

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has found violations of the right to equal pay and the right to equal opportunities in the workplace in 14 out of 15 ...

Last update 2 Jul 2020
Coal miners in Criseluna, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Civil society against the mining industry in times of COVID-19

Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padua, having signed the collective statement of “Global Solidarity with Communities, Indigenous Peoples and Workers at ...

Last update 17 Jun 2020
Chinese temple
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China Going Global: What are the Risks for International Human Rights?

Muris Hodzic holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance & International Relations obtained in the framework of the double degree programme established between the ...

Last update 4 Oct 2019
UNHCR, Welcome Project
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UNHCR awards a recognition to Italian companies engaged in the labour inclusion of refugees

Recognizing the potential of the private sector’s active involvement in the realization of an effective inclusion of refugees in the Italian society, starting from 2017 UNHCR will award a ...

Last update 13 Aug 2019
Centenary International Labour Conference
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ILO: a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace have been adopted

On the occasion of the Centenary International Labour Conference, held from 10 to 21 June 2019 in Geneva, a new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the ...

Last update 30 Jul 2019
Tent city of San Ferdinando, Calabria region, built next to the previous slum where hundreds of migrant workers lived
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United Nations Human Rights Experts call Italy for urgent measures to protect migrant workers of the informal settlement of San Ferdinando in Calabria

The UN experts Ms Urmila Bhoola (South Africa), Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Ms Leilani Farha (Canada), Special Rapporteur on adequate ...

Last update 21 Mar 2019