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Employing people with disabilities: It’s right and smart
Employing people with disabilities – a huge and largely overlooked market segment – makes a lot of sense for companies. But that requires overcoming a fear of the unknown and looking at abilities rather than disabilities. (2 April 2014)


Statement by Guy Ryder, Director-General International Labour Organization on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2014
It is opportune to take stock of the situation with respect to women’s status and gender equality in the world of work. The available information paints a mixed picture. (7 March 2014)


Global Employment Trends 2014: The risk of a jobless recovery
The study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment. READ MORE (21 January 2014)


How can sports help to promote youth employment?
Employers often refrain from hiring young people for their apparent lack of soft skills rather than their lack of experience. Understanding how these soft skills that can be developed through sports are relevant to the world of work provides an interesting perspective on youth employability, says Matthieu Cognac, Youth Employment Specialist in the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. (06 January 2014)

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