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India lacks proper data on cooperatives: ILO official

Esim was speaking at the national workshop on strengthening women’s co-operatives organised by SEWA co-operative federation, SEWA Bharat (SEWA’s national federation), International Cooperative Alliance and ILO in Ahmedabad Friday.

What stops rural women from getting involved in entrepreneurship?

Women constitute only 14 per cent of the total entrepreneurs in the country. Women in rural areas face multiple barriers to pursuing income-generating activities, with patriarchal family and societal norms being the primary hurdle.


Three million new jobs by 2030 to offset employment loss due to rising heat: Report

The projected increase in temperature, as per ILO, will result in heat stress and reduce the total number of working hours.

India slammed for slavery, we need to counter: IB to Govt

It underlined that the US government funded the 2017 report which estimated 40 million slaves in the world, including 25 million in the Asia-Pacific.

Two merchant shipping bills get nod

Shipping Minister said the provisions in the bills are in line with the recommendations of the International Labour Organisation.

International Labour Organisation report: World unemployment rose by 5 million in 2013

ILO warns of jobless recovery, as economy improved, but job market remained stunted.


UPA's flagship health programme in poor health in Cong states,hit under BJP govts

RSBM is designed to provide effective treatment options to those unable to afford healthcare.

'India to top world in tackling slowdown'

The robust growth witnessed in the South Asian region was driven largely by India,says report.

Asia needs to improve employment options for women: ADB

In India,women represent only 31 per cent of the total workforce.

'Vulnerable jobs @580 mn in SAsia'

Incidence of 'vulnerable employment' is highest in South Asia,including India,says ILO.