The International Labour Organisation’s chief, Guy Ryder has urged governments and social partners to work together to build a world of work that leaves no one behind.
While just eight men are enjoying their enormous wealth, people in developing countries such as Malawi are paying 41% of their daily income for a meal.
Women across the world are often employed in low pay sectors, face high levels of discrimination in the workplace and take on a disproportionate amount of unpaid care work.
The gap between the very rich and poor is far greater than just a year ago, an Oxfam study has revealed.
The number of those who lose their lives while trying to reach Europe is higher than those who manage to get to the continent.
Each time a small farmer migrates to an urban area, it equals to one food producer less and one food consumer more.