The share of women in the labour market globally is not increasing even though most females want paid work, according to a major report on employment trends. Social norms of what a woman’s role should be, as well as practical obstacles such as a lack of childcare and transport to get to work are holding women back, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said.
The United Nations has told Qatar that it has one year to root out and end the practices that enslave…
The death toll from the garment factory collapse in Dhaka tips 1,000 and the rescue effort is coming to an end. Two weeks since the tragic incident laborers in Bangladesh are making small gains. The government says it is prepared to increase the minimum wage and allow workers to form trade unions without factory owner permission.