• We must listen to the voices of indigenous women

    International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

    Indigenous women play a vital role in their communities, particularly in combatting climate change. But they are hampered by discrimination, injustice, and a lack of social protection and employment. On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the ILO calls for urgent measures to address the barriers that indigenous women still face in making the most of their abilities, having their voices heard, and contributing to the transformation of our societies.


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    How work gave me purpose after Beirut blast


    On August 4, 2020, large parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, were devastated by a massive explosion in the port. For Hani Baltaji, the rebuilding of a municipal police station has not only helped towards Beirut’s recovery, but also his own.


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    How my tourism business survived COVID-19


    When COVID-19 struck Indonesia, Dekha Dewandana’s previously thriving ‘homestay’ tourism business was pushed to the verge of collapse. With the support of the ILO, his business survived and grew.


  • Top DJ duo NERVO debut song to raise awareness of child labour and human trafficking

    World Day Against Human Trafficking

    Ahead of World Day Against Human Trafficking, top-ranked female DJ duo NERVO have teamed up with the children’s charity Hopeland and the International Labour Organization to urge action on child vulnerability, child labour and human trafficking.


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