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How to measure democracy

Democracy is a complex and loaded term, applied in myriad ways. Democracy means more than just the rule of the majority, and when we…

Gender

Gender and Age Inequality in Disasters

Credit: Oxfam in the Philippines When disaster strikes a community, how does it impact different people of different ages and genders differently? Surprisingly little…

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Strengthening women’s agency in disasters

Photo credit: Plan International  Women in Bangladesh face a range of stark inequalities, and these impact the participation of women and girls when disaster…

Labour in Viet Nam

The Future of Labour Skills in Vietnam

Photo: (Airam Dato-on/Unsplash.com) Over the past 30 years, Viet Nam has experienced rapid economic growth, turning the country from one of the world’s poorest…

Impact of COVID-19 on low skilled workers

Impact of COVID-19 on low skilled workers

Photo credit: Hamilton Medical To better understand working conditions in a labour market and help better inform interventions and measure progress on labour conditions,…

WWF

Rescuing abused and threatened wildlife

 Photo credit: Wildlife Friends Foundation Interview with Mr Edwin Wiek, Founder and Secretary-General of WFFT (Wildlife Friends Foundation, Thailand). The interview took place in Phetchaburi on…

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Protecting vulnerable workers from wage theft

Photo credit: ILO / Marcel Crozet To better understand working conditions in a labour market and help better inform interventions and measure progress towards decent…

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The future of labour skills in the Gulf

Photo credit: Unsplash / Florian Wehde Changing labour market skill requirements has become a significant focus area for vocational education Ministries and government organisations….