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Jun 14, 2017
Kailash Satyarthi lauds govt for ratifying ILO conventions to combat child labour and traffickingIndia on Tuesday ratified the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 182 on the worst forms of child labour.
Jun 13, 2017
India ratifies six core ILO conventions to fight child trafficking, debt bondageIndia on Tuesday ratified core International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions 138 and 182 on child labour to fight against the menace and achieve the objective of child labour-free nation.
May 04, 2017
Amid NITI Aayog's push for a gender-balanced labour force, rising incomes push women out of workRising income levels and stability in families are disincentivising women from joining the labour force, according to Reassessing Patterns of Female Labor Force Participation in India, a March 2017 report by the World Bank.
Apr 04, 2017
Kailash Satyarthi calls cabinet nod to anti-child labour ILO conventions historicNobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has welcomed the government's decision to ratify two fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to address concerns related to child labour.
Mar 10, 2017
Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha increases mandatory paid leave to 26 weeksThe Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks at present.
Nov 21, 2016
More than 2.4 lakh Pakistani workers deported between 2012-2015, says ILO reportA new report by International Labour Organisation shows an increase in deportation of Pakistani workers from around the world between 2012 and 2015
Sep 28, 2016
Dutch retailers paying 'starvation wages' to Indian textile workers: reportWorkers surveyed at 10 garment factories in and around Bengaluru in Karnataka took home on average 90 euros ($100) a month, and 70 percent were in debt, the report by four non-profit organizations said.
May 19, 2016
Economic growth not guarantee of poverty alleviation: World labour OrgA report by ILO states that the ability of growth to reduce poverty is compromised by the inequitable income distribution
Jan 30, 2016
Migrant workers, modern slaves: Rights' groups claim authorities in Hong Kong collude by doing nothingHong Kong's migration rules, whereby housemaids have to find new employment within two weeks of leaving a job, make the situation even more difficult. Domestic worker recruitment is a billion-dollar business, and it's growing as the population ages.
Jan 23, 2016
Before you unlock a woman’s potential, why don’t you improve her financial life first?There seems to be a growing noise around how Indian women can, and do not, contribute more to the national GDP. It’s important to point out they're grabbing the wrong end of the stick.