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Discrimination a hurdle for job-seeking Mindanao youth

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MARAWI CRISIS. Internally displaced lined up for the distribution of food packs at the Saguiran Municipal hall, Lanao del Sur. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

A conflict monitoring group launches a set of guidelines that seeks to end discrimination on the basis of ethnic and religious belief

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 30, 2017) — Usman Mohammad, 23, just graduated from Mindanao State University (MSU) in Marawi City this year. His aim of starting his professional life was interrupted by war as the government neutralizes terrorist groups linked to the extremist Islamic State. Continue reading Discrimination a hurdle for job-seeking Mindanao youth

Global unemployment set to rise through 2017

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‘VULNERABLE EMPLOYMENT.’ A Filipino laborer carries sacks in Pasig city, east of Manila, Philippines, September 14, 2015. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA
The International Labor Organization is also alarmed over the increase in the number of unstable jobs

GENEVA, Switzerland (Jan. 21, 2016) — Global unemployment rose in 2015 and is expected to worsen further over the next two years, the International Labor Organization said Tuesday, January 19 (Wednesday, January 20 in Manila), citing downturns in key emerging economies.

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