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Bangladesh ratifies the Minimum Age Convention
22 March 2022
Bangladesh has now ratified all ILO Fundamental instruments.
Bangladesh ratifies fundamental ILO Convention on child labour
22 March 2022
Ratification of ILO’s Minimum Age Convention recognised as a milestone towards advancing decent work and social justice in Bangladesh. Minimum age of entry into all work set at 14 years of age.
Awareness campaign helps RMG workers’ communities fight against COVID-19
21 March 2022
Parvin Akhter introduced mask wearing and hand washing practice in her family (comprising four children and her husband) and encouraged her neighbours to do the same to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading in Munshi Bari, a small community mostly populated by garment workers in Gazipur near Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.
Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia
What moves the needle on gender equality in the garment sector?
21 March 2022
Dialogue, men’s involvement, good legislation and time. A new report from ILO identifies these and other ingredients of successful actions to eliminate gender inequality in Asia’s garment sector.
ILO and apparel leaders join hands to strengthen Safety Committees
17 February 2022
The ILO has signed new agreements with two leading apparel associations in Bangladesh to continue its ongoing work on improving working conditions in the country
Occupational safety and health
ILO fire safety campaign reaches out to half a million Bangladeshis
12 January 2022
Successful Facebook campaign helps spread the word on prevention and protection against fire in the workplace
Vocational Teachers Training Institute to ensure quality teaching and learning system in Bangladesh
28 December 2021
Engr. Md. Zinder Ali, Principal, VTTI talks about how VTTI is transforming itself as a centre for skills excellence to ensure the quality of technical education in Bangladesh with the support from ILO's EU Funded Skills 21 project.
Ministry of Labour and Employment In Brief
15 December 2021
ILO Bangladesh Country Director speaks on UNSDCF
13 December 2021
Message of ILO Bangladesh Country Director, Tuomo Poutiainen on United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2022-2026.
Access to TVET
Inclusive TVET system- Jubel's testimony
03 December 2021
The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), under the Technical and Madrasa Education Division (TMED), Ministry of Education, has carried out several steps in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) to make its 118 TVET institutes disability-inclusive. Thus, like Jubel, other youths suffering from some disabilities can have access to TVET and Skills training and employment.