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“Global Estimates of Modern Slavery” report

The 2021 Global Estimates for Modern Slavery, which was recently released by the International Labour Organization (ILO), revealed a spike in the instances of forced labour. Highlights In 2021, 50 million people were living in modern slavery, of which 28 million were in forced labour and 22 million were trapped in forced marriage. The number ..

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work day observed on 28th April

World Day for Safety and Health at Work is a United Nations international day that is celebrated every April 28. It promotes safe, healthy and decent work. It has been observed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) since 2003. This day tends to improve occupational safety and health and looks to the future for continuing ..

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Gender wage gap highest in India, women are paid 34% less than men: ILO

According to Global Wage Report 2018-19 published by International Labour Organization (ILO), women are paid most unequally in India, compared to men, when it comes to hourly wages for labour. This gap in wages, known as gender wage gap is the highest among 73 countries studied in the report. The findings are based on data ..

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The International Domestic Workers Day (IDWD)

The International Domestic Workers Day (IDWD) is celebrated every year across the world on June 16 to assert the rights of this vast but hidden workforce. On this day in 2011, IDWD was declared to commemorate the adoption of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention C189. C189 set labour standards for domestic workers such as rest ..

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Core Labor Standards

The Core Labor Standards are a set of four fundamental, universal and individual human rights set out in eight Fundamental International Labor organization human rights conventions.The standards are among the most widely ratified ILO (international labor organization) conventions. With the 1998 ILO “Declaration of the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work” this universal obligation now ..

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