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International Labour Organisation


Work from home amid pandemic: WHO, ILO lay down crucial measures to protect workers' health

February 08, 2022 10:48 am

Some possible adverse effects of work from home could be - isolation, burnout, depression, home violence, musculoskeletal and other injuries, eye strain, increase in smoking and alcohol consumption, prolonged sitting and screen time and unhealthy weight gain

Covid brings child rights challenges in Delhi: School dropouts, pushed into labour

August 04, 2020 2:57 am

Kundu said that the commission, with the government, is in the process of working out micro-targets that have the “capability to defeat the seemingly insurmountable challenges ahead”.

India lacks proper data on cooperatives: ILO official

August 10, 2019 2:59 am

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?

February 21, 2019 9:25 am

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

May 15, 2018 2:00 am

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

October 04, 2017 7:35 am

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

December 03, 2014 2:07 am

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

January 20, 2014 9:44 pm

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

October 17, 2013 5:58 am

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

'India to top world in tackling slowdown'

January 24, 2012 4:11 pm

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