Sectors Services

Interview with a woman entrepreneur

A small entrepreneur in Peru shares her experiences and lessons learnt from wage digitization. From an employer’s perspective, she emphasizes that the shift from cash requires proper documentation for timely transfers and open communication with employees to cultivate awareness.

Digital wages for decent work in Mexico: findings and opportunities

On May 11, 2022, 24 representatives of government institutions, workers’ and employers’ organizations, financial service and digital payments providers analysed the findings of a rapid assessment of digital wages for decent work in Mexico, in the food and beverage, coffee…

Digital wages for decent work in Peru

On April 28, 2022, 25 representatives from government entities, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and digital payment and financial service providers discussed the findings of a rapid assessment on digital wages for decent work in the sectors of agribusiness and gastronomy…

Paving the road to financial inclusion for rural workers in Nepal

In remote areas of Nepal, rural communities, and especially the most disadvantaged and marginalized groups, do not have access to formal financial services. However, the Strengthening National Rural Transport Programme took up the challenge of generating access to finance and…

Women and money: Insights and a path to close the gender gap

This report discusses findings from human-centred design research around the use of cash-in and cash-out services conducted with 400 persons in Bangladesh, India, Northern Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Tanzania, including about 250 women. It presents the key challenges women face,…

Towards inclusive digital finance in Indonesia

This report reviews existing evidence on the impact of digital financial services and associated policies on development outcomes, provides an overview of the Indonesian context, and identifies promising areas for future research and policy innovation.

Assessment of the Wage Protection System in Qatar

This report developed by the International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar provides insight into the strengths and gaps in the Wage Protection System from a number of perspectives, and puts forward actionable recommendations for its improvement.