ILO working to enhance labour welfare in Pakistan.


The Better Work Programme (BWP) will help improve Pakistan's compliance and exhibit its commitment to improve labour welfare, said International Labour Organisation (ILO) Country Director Ingrid Christensen.

Addressing a consultative session at the Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) on Thursday, she said that the BWP was successfully being run by ILO and IFC in eight countries benefiting a workforce of 2.5 million as 1,700 factories and 150 international brands are linked with this programme.

She informed the audience that the programme included a comprehensive framework on improving industrial relations through training and compliance with international labour standards including occupational safety and health, nature of employment, discrimination and other forms of labour practices as well as strengthening employers' and workers' organisation in textile industry.

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