The ILO's annual World Employment and Social Outlook report indicated that the planet would be 75 million jobs short at the end of this year compared to if the pandemic had not occurred.
The article ‘Fight against pandemic must go on’ (August 12) has revealed some of the true scenarios of the pandemic-stricken world. While some find a way of dealing with it creatively, a large section of the people across the world continue
The organisation, which represents 45 million members in 38 European countries, said many low-paid workers are among 35 million of EU citizens who don’t have enough money for a break.
The UN barometer of world food prices has surged to a new peak, reaching its highest level since July 2011, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) announced.
After saying he would find them a wealthy husband, he would move them to a different province where they were instead sold into servitude. He allegedly trafficked around 130 women this way.
Children have been hit hard by the country's deep economic crisis exacerbated by the global coronavirus pandemic which has left about eight in 10 people poor and threatens the education of some 700,000 children including 260,000 Lebanese, the report said.