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Breastfeeding and work

ILO, UNICEF & WHO call for stronger support to women for breastfeeding infants at home and work

The United Nations represented by the ILO, UNICEF and WHO call for a stronger support base in the Philippines to enable women to combine breastfeeding and work.


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ILO calls for greater partnership and sustainability in livelihood support following disasters

On 6 August the ILO and its partners will convene to share key lessons, impact, and challenges in placing sustainable livelihood at the forefront of post-disaster relief, recovery, and development. 

Read more Strengthening Partnerships: Livelihood at the Forefront of Recovery following Haiyan

Promoting decent work for Filipino fishers

The Philippines possesses very rich fishing grounds where approximately one million workers depend on as a source of income and livelihood. Government, workers and employers together with fisheries industry representatives hold regional consultations on decent work for fishers and ILO Convention No. 188 on the Work in Fishing in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao in July to August 2015. 

Read more Decent work for Filipino fishers

Leadership training for young trade union leaders

New and potential trade union leaders from Luzon participated in a Basic Leadership Training. The ILO in coordination with the Confederation of Independent Unions in the Public Sector (CIU-PS) and with the support of the ILO-Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)  Partnership Programme, equipped young trade union leaders with union organizing skills, trade union leadership and results oriented planning and collective bargaining.

Read more Leadership training for young trade union leaders

Breastfeeding and work: Let's make it work!


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