Topics Gender equality

Research brief: Digital wages for decent work in Kenya

In Kenya, 78 per cent of wage earners now receive digital payments, a remarkable increase from 55 per cent in 2014, thanks to mobile money innovations. However, challenges remain in transitioning from cash wages to responsible digital payments. Together with…

Brief: Promoting responsible digital wage payments

Digital wage payments (wages paid into a bank or mobile account or a prepaid card) have become the norm for most workers worldwide. But millions of workers still lack access to them. When designed and offered responsibly, digital wage payments…

Digital wages for decent work in Indonesia – a rapid assessment

Digital wage payments (through bank accounts, mobile money wallets or prepaid cards) can benefit workers and enterprises and contribute to achieving public policy goals. But the transition from cash to responsible digital wages brings challenges such as limited financial infrastructure…

Digital wages for decent work in Peru – a rapid assessment

Digital wage payments (through bank accounts, mobile money wallets or prepaid cards) can benefit workers and enterprises and contribute to achieving public policy goals. But the transition from cash to responsible digital wages brings challenges such as limited financial infrastructure…

Igniting SDG Progress Through Digital Financial Inclusion

Digital financial services offer real hope to help the world get back on track from the severe negative impacts from COVID-19. Building on the success of the 2018 edition, this new version provides updated and extensive evidence-based examples of the benefits…

Research and Learning Agenda on Digital Wages for Decent Work

This Research and Learning Agenda reflects concerns and knowledge gaps relevant for ILO constituents (governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations) and partners, with inputs from ILO experts in headquarters and the field, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners working on digital wages…