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Geneva [Switzerland], Oct 10 (ANI): Governments must continue to invest in social protection and take extra supportive measures to ensure the mental health of vulnerable disadvantaged groups, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
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Geneva [Switzerland], Sep 18 (ANI): Developing countries should invest about 1.2 trillion dollars -- on average 3.8 per cent of their GDP -- to guarantee at least basic income security and access to essential health care for all in 2020 alone, according to a new policy brief by the Internati
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Geneva [Switzerland], Aug 22 (ANI): The coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting women workers and governments should prioritise policies that offset the effects the crisis is having on their jobs, International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
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Geneva [Switzerland], Aug 12 (ANI): The COVID-19 crisis is having a devastating effect on the education and training of young people with more than 70 per cent of them who study or combine study with work adversely affected by the closing of schools, universities and training centres, accord
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Geneva [Switzerland], June 22 (ANI): Almost all of the world's workers, some 94 per cent, were living in countries with some type of workplace closure measures in place in May, according to the United Nations' policy brief 'The World of Work and COVID-19'.
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Geneva [Switzerland], June 17 (ANI): Nearly three-quarters of domestic workers around the world -- more than 55 million people -- are at significant risk of losing their jobs and income due to lockdown and lack of effective social security coverage, according to new estimates by the Internat
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New York/Geneva, June 12 (ANI): Millions of more children risk being pushed into child labour as a result of the COVID-19 crisis which could lead to the first rise in child labour after 20 years of progress, according to a new brief from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNICEF
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Geneva [Switzerland], May 15 (ANI): The COVID-19 crisis has exposed devastating gaps in social protection coverage in developing countries and recovery will only be sustained and future crises prevented if they can transform their ad hoc crisis response measures into comprehensive social pro
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Geneva [Switzerland], May 12 (ANI): The construction sector may hold the key to kick-starting economies ravaged by the fallout from COVID-19 pandemic, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
Geneva [Switzerland], May 9 (ANI): The Covid-19 lockdown and containment measures threaten to increase relative poverty levels among the world's informal economy workers by as much as 56 percentage points in low-income countries, according to a new briefing paper issued by the International
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Geneva [Switzerland], May 1 (ANI): The continued sharp decline in working hours globally due to COVID-19 outbreak means that 1.6 billion workers in the informal economy -- that is nearly half of the global workforce -- stand in immediate danger of having their livelihoods destroyed, the Inte
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Geneva [Switzerland], April 28 (ANI): As the pressure mounts on countries to ease their lockdown restrictions, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday urged governments to take action to prevent and control COVID-19 in the workplace with active involvement and dialogue with em