Areas Asia and the Pacific

Labour policy

Labour policy measures of relevance to the promotion of responsible digital wage payments.

Digital wages on the coast of Cambodia

This entry relates the wage digitization experience of Horseware Products (Cambodia) Co., Ltd , a horse ware production factory employing 215 workers in Sihanoukville, on the Cambodian coast.

The potential gains of digitizing garment sector wages in Cambodia

To assess the market potential for digital wage payments in Cambodia’s garment sector (which employs approximately 80% female workers), the research team interviewed representatives of the three main stakeholder groups—factories, financial service providers, and workers — as well as other…

ILO promotes responsible digital wage payments in Indonesia

The ILO, in collaboration with its constituents and the University of Indonesia, held an online event to present the assessment on digital wages for decent work in Indonesia with over 120 participants. The assessment is part of the effort to…

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…