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Fostering Decent Work in Enterprises
By Anjana Chellani

An estimated 42 million people in India work in the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises. ILO’s unique programmes focus on promoting people-centric and environment-friendly enterprise development.
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India ratifies fundamental ILO conventions on child labour
Key stats on child labour in India
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 Shaping inclusive globalization preoccupies G20 Leaders at Hamburg Summit
“Fragile growth prospects and continued weak employment prospects formed the background to intensive Leaders’ discussions around how to shape a more inclusive globalization,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the conclusion of the G20 Hamburg Summit.

More Women In India's Workforce Would Make India Much Richer, Says ILO
India's GDP could increase by $1 trillion if it narrowed the gap between male and female participation in the labour force by 25 percent, a new International Labour Organisation report has said. India has one of the world's highest gender gaps in workforce participation, a gap that has widened instead of narrowing over the last decade.

What Future for 700 Million Arab and Asian Youth?
Studies show that the youth faces an increasing rate of unemployment as well as a widening gender gap in the Arab countries, the Middle East, the North of Africa, as well as in Asia and the Pacific. A report in Wire magazine.


Snapshots of children -- while few get an opportunity to learn and thrive-- there are still many trapped in child labour. Browse and download photos from the world of work in India. Photos are available to use free of charge under Creative Commons terms.
Information on OSH at JP Enterprise (Nashik)
ILO "Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises" (SCORE) project in India. SCORE is a practical training and in-factory counseling programe by the ILO that improves productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs)


Brochure - Women in leadership and management
This brief presents data and information on the labour force participation of women in public sector enterprises in India. It identifies factors that may reduce women's participation in this sector and proposes a way forward for the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) to respond to these challenges to increase the number of women in leadership and senior management positions within India's public sector enterprises.
World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017
This report provides a portrait of the situation of women in the world of work today and their progress over the past 20 years. It examines the global and regional labour market trends and gaps, including in labour force participation rates, unemployment rates, employment status as well as sectoral and occupational segregation. It also presents a global in-depth analysis of the key drivers of female labour force participation by investigating the personal preferences of women and the societal gender norms and socio-economic constraints that women face.
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