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30 November 2023
The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has published the Labour Force Survey 2022, incorporating for the first time ever, indicators for measuring disability inclusivity, a major step towards ensuring no one is left behind.
15 November 2023
ILO calls for all parties to continue to engage in constructive dialogue to reach a consensus beneficial to workers and industry alike.
13 November 2023
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs together with ILO and UN Women held a consultative dialogue on ways of effectively scaling up accessible, affordable, and quality childcare services to all parents and children countrywide.
11 October 2023
Despite impressive economic growth of more than six per cent per annum in the past decade, policymakers and businesses in Bangladesh continue to ponder why the country continues to rank low in productivity and innovation indices
03 October 2023
Ensuring income security for people in old age is a crucial dimension of the UN common agenda of social security and universal social protection for all. The rights of older people to social security and to an adequate standard of living are laid down in the major international human rights instruments.
Skills and enterprise
22 September 2023
International Labour Organization (ILO) Bangladesh and the Ministry of Youth and Sports have launched a transformative project, "Leaving No One Behind: Improving Skills and Economic Opportunities for Women & Youth in Cox's Bazar (ISEC)” that will equip Bangladeshi women and youth with the skills to improve their chances of getting decent work or starting their own businesses.
Skills and enterprise
ILO and the Government of Bangladesh launch skills and economic livelihoods project for women and youth in Cox’s Bazar
05 September 2023
24,000 Bangladeshis, 18 to 35 years old, will learn valuable skills for work and business.
30 August 2023
A community-based child labour monitoring system supported by ILO in Bangladesh is identifying and rescuing children from poor families who would have otherwise been trapped and lost in the vicious circle of abject poverty.
Occupational safety and health
24 August 2023
Since 2013, ILO has been working with the Government of Bangladesh and industry partners for ensuring the well-being of workers within workplaces. This significant partnership has led to the creation of a comprehensive handbook with a checklist for establishing model enterprise clinics inside RMG industries. This tutorial will guide the industry partners on how to efficiently manage model enterprise clinics at the factories.
13 August 2023
The Bangladesh Private Sector Working Committee (BPSWC) unveiled its organizational structure and the members of its five working groups that will work with the Government and the UN to accelerate achievement of the SDGs.