3 Sep, 2014

New Report: Low quality of jobs available major concern for young women and men in Asia and the Pacific

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A new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) states that nearly half of youth workers aged 15-29 in Asia and the Pacific are self-employed, and two out of three youth are in paid work without a written contract. The study, titled Labour market transitions of young women and men in Asia and the Pacific, […]

3 Sep, 2014

Join the Global Citizen Festival to end extreme poverty by 2030!

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As part of an initiative to end extreme poverty by 2030, the Global Poverty Project is organising a free concert on 27 September in Central Park featuring Jay-Z, Carrie Underwood, The Roots, fun., Tiësto, and No Doubt. The concert will coincide with the United Nations General Assembly, and is timed to take advantage of the […]