International Labour Organisation Current Affairs, GK & News

WHO, ILO global guidelines on mental health

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have jointly issued guidelines to address mental health issues faced by global workforce. Key facts The guidelines called for addressing the threat to mental health issues among the workforce like high work burden and negative behaviours. Depression and anxiety account for 12 billion lost ..

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International Equal Pay Day

The International Equal Pay Day is observed on September 18 every year. Key facts The International Equal Pay Day is observed to highlight the issue of gender pay gap and raise awareness about the same at the international level. It seeks to put an end to the problem of women getting lesser salaries than their ..

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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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ILO ‘Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022’ Report

According to “Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022” report, unemployment rare among youth aged 15-24 has reached to 15.6% across the world. It is three times of the unemployment rate among adult. This report has been released by International Labour Organisation (ILO), as a part of Global Call to Action for “human-centred recovery from Covid-19 ..

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International Labour Organisation (ILO) Monitor- 9th Edition

The ninth edition of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Monitor report has highlighted that the “world of work” is being burdened due to multiple crises. The report has stated that after gaining significantly gains during the 2021s last quarter, the number of hours worked across the globe dipped in the 2022s first quarter to 3.8 ..

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

On the 28th of April World Day for Safety and Health at Work is observed across the globe. This day also coincides with the International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers. Overview: This day generates the promotion and awareness of ways that can help prevent occupational accidents and diseases across the world. This day ..

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